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Professor Miles Class Syllabus

 

Radio Production

Week 1 Course Intro, – Podcast “The Best Way To An A”
  Final Project Overview
   
Week 2 Read Ch. 1, Production Planning - Communicate with the Listener
  1/17- MLK Celebration –No Class - Submission of Final Project – Saturday Lab
   
Week 3 Read Ch.2, The Studio Environment - WHUR – Field Trip
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 1 Due - Quiz 1 -
   
Week 4 Read Ch.3, Digital Audio Production – Introduction to Pro Tools
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 2  Due
   
Week 5 Read Ch. 4 Microphones
  Quiz 2- LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 3 Due
   
Week 6 Read Ch. 5, The Audio Console  -
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 4 Due
   
Week 7 Read Ch 6 Digital Audio Players/Recorders
  Projects Due ON CD MIDTERM EXAM
   
Week 8 Read Ch. 7 Monitor Speakers and Studio Accessories
  Report on Final Project – Due,
   
Week 9 Read Ch. 8 Signal Processing Equipment. Draft of Radio Documentary-Progress
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 5 DUE – 3/12- Charter Day – No Class
   
Week 10 Spring Recess
   
Week 11 Read Ch. 9 Production Situations - Promotion and Station Imaging
  Quiz 3 - LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 6 DUE
   
Week 12 Read Ch. 10, Location Sound Recording
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 7 DUE  Quiz 4
   
Week 13 Read Ch. 11 Sound Production for Video
  Major Group Projects – Radio Shows
   
Week 14 Read Ch. 12 Internet Radio and Other Distribution Platforms - Major Group Project
  Ethics and Minority Issues Quiz 5
   
Week 15 Last Week of Class  Portfolio, Audiomentary on CD
  LAST EXAM
   

 

 

Advanced Radio Production

Week 1 Course Intro, podcast - For Advanced Audio Students
  In Touch – each class will end with In Touch production meeting
   
Week 2 Ch.1 - 3  & Pro Tools Review,
   “In Touch Demo” Project Submissions (Group Selections)
   
Week 3 Ch. 4 & 5, Studio, Monitoring and Microphones:  Quiz 1
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 1 DUE on Flash Drive  - In Touch Meeting
Week 4 Ch. 6 – 8 Microphone Techniques -  Mixers,
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 2 & 3 DUE        In Touch Progress Report
   
Week 5 Ch. 9 & 11  Recording,   Signal Processors Quiz 2
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 4 & 5 DUE       In Touch Meeting
Week 6 Ch 12 & 13 – Editing - Mixing
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 6 DUE    In Touch Progress Report - In Touch Meeting
   
Week 7 Ch. 14  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 7 DUE  :,
  Projects 1 - 6 Due on CD   -  Midterm Exam - In Touch Meeting
   
Week 8 Ch. 15  Recording Lab:   In Touch Progress Report
  --------------- In Touch Meeting
   
Week 9 “Disappearing Voices Video”
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 8 & 9 DUE  
   
Week 10 3/14 – 3/22 Spring Break
   
Week 11 Ch. 11 Sound Design In Touch Progress Report  
  LEARNING OPPORTUNITY 9 & 10 DUE 
   
Week 12 Recording Lab,  Quiz 3
  Preliminary Script     Projects 7 - 10 Due on CD                                                                                                            
   
Week 13 Post Production, In Touch Progress Report  
  In Touch Meeting   
   
Week 14 Ethics Discussion – In Touch
  Post Production, In Touch
   
Week 15 Final Project Due – Portfolio - Final In Touch Documentation                                                                                                                               
  Last Exam
   

 

 

 Digital Multi-Track Production

Week 1 Course Intro, Class Rules & Pro Tools Intro, Analog Audio
  Sound Theory – each class will end with a production meeting
   
Week 2 Read Chapter 1&2 Studio & Recording Console. Ear Training
  Danny Leak Video- Intro to “Honey Comb” Recording Studio
   
Week 3 Read Chapter 3&4 Microphones & Live Recording Techniques: Ear Training
  Sound Craft Video
   
Week 4 Read Chapter 5 Intro to Midi: Ear Training
  Art of Mixing Video Quiz 1
   
Week 5 Read Chapter 6 Outboard Effects & Plug-Ins
  Art of Mixing Video
   
Week 6 Read Chapter 7 Near Field Monitoring –Engineers Role
  Pro-Tools Video
   
Week 7 Read Chapter 8 What is digital Recording
  Mid-Term Exam
   
Week 8 Recording Lab:  Midi
  Digital Editing assignment ---------------
   
Week 9 Read Chapter 9 Digital Multi-Track Recording
  Live Recording Production
   
Week 10 Spring Break 3/14 – 3/22
   
Week 11 Multi-Track Recording  Mixing Techniques
  Hip – Hop Recording Assignment  Quiz 2
   
Week 12 Live Band Set Up and Recording
  Rock Recording Assignment
   
Week 13 Remixing
  Group Project Lab
   
Week 14 Post Production -  Class Assignments Submitted on CD
  Group Project Lab
   
Week 15 Post Production
  Last Exam  - Final Project