Provides an introduction to the operation of music equipment commonly found in the music industry, Emphasis is placed on providing students with the basic skills required to operate standard contemporary music technology systems, in particular, live sound reinforcement systems and computer-based digital audio recording systems.
- Occupational health and safety
- The nature of sound
- Overview of contemporary music technology
- Overview of specific music computer applications
- Music computer operation and practical techniques.
- Pre-production, set-up and operation of sound reinforcement technology
- Staging, fold back and front of house practices
- Signal flow, cables and connectors
- Introduction to digital multi-track audio recording
- Terminology and specifications
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the theory and terminology of sound and audio technology||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||Demonstrate a basic understanding of contemporary music digital audio recording systems and techniques||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||Demonstrate a basic competence in the operation of computer music systems and applications.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||Set up and operate basic sound reinforcement systems||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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