VACV242 Cable TV Production II

Department of The Arts: Cinema/Video Production

I. Course Number and Title
VACV242 Cable TV Production II
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
VACV232 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
Work outside of class is required. Video equipment is available to students enrolled in this class. Equipment sign-out procedures are reviewed in class and procedures include equipment damage and late fees.
VI. Catalog Course Description
Students participate in advanced digital video techniques and the production of two twenty-eight minute cable television news shows ready for cablecast. Students also learn the process of creating, writing, and editing Public Service Announcements (PSA), and further their skills in studio and field production, computer graphics and program assembly.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will:
      1. plan, create and produce two twenty-eight minute cable television news shows;
      2. demonstrate an understanding of the complete post-production process of preparing live or taped, half-hour television programs;
      3. edit a live or taped television studio production;
      4. produce two Public Service Announcements (PSA);
      5. apply project management skills, from floor assistant to director, to bring television programs to completion; and
      6. analyze projects through critiques, oral presentations, and discussions.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. lecture and demonstration of more advanced preplanning, production, application of computer graphics and editing techniques
    2. review of studio and field production equipment
    3. review of non-linear and linear editing equipment
    4. present two post-productions and PSA productions
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Student assessment is based on the successful completion of assigned projects, the presentation of projects, and the demonstrated use of appropriate vocabulary in oral critiques.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 5/07; Revised 10/2010