Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TVRA 125 - Audio Production Techniques

(R only)

Basic theory, equipment, and procedures used in audio production for radio, television, and film sound recording. Hands-on projects allow students to learn the operation and application of digital and analog audio equipment and editing software common to all fields of communication. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly TR 131.

4 semester hours

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

  • Please check with the department for the specific course outcomes.
  • Identify parts of the console and their function.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in operation of various audio consoles.
  • Demonstrate appropriate adjustments based on audio meter levels observation.
  • Identify the parts of a sound wave.
  • Relate sound waves to radio waves and audio.
  • Identify issues related to sound wave.
  • Identify parts of CD player.
  • Operate CD player and coordinate operation with audio console.
  • Analyze and use the various basic functions of the DAW.
  • Perform correct audio levels adjustments to the DAW.
  • Perform specific settings adjustments on computer workstation.
  • Identify/operate reel to reel tape player/recorder.
  • Identify and describe cart machine operation.
  • Identify and describe turntable operation.
  • Identify and describe cassette machine operation.

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