Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TVRA 210 - Audio and Video Podcasting

(R only)

The art of storytelling using research, professional audio techniques and in some cases video technology. Students in this course develop interviewing skills and advanced sound recording techniques to create a series of short-form podcasts for distribution on a podcast hosting site. Content creation includes qualitative methods of documenting an event or investigating an issue. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in TVRA 125  and TVRA 129  or consent of department.  Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe both verbally and in writing the different genre of podcasts as well as the general history of podcasts and the ethical concerns podcast producers face.
  • Analyze the different production methods involved in creating audio only content versus video/audio content.
  • Solve technical and logistical problems through planning and preparation to successfully meet production deadlines using industry standard equipment.
  • Write an organized and compelling proposal for a documentary that explains the topic, target audience, methods, projected time-table, budget, and equipment.
  • Document research and pre-production planning to include scripting, scheduling, arranging interviews, obtaining archival sound, and location recording as well as delivery and archiving methods.

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