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Unit of Study COM00461 - Making Radio: Production Essentials (2016)

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  • Pre-requisites

      72 credit points in any SCU units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of Australian radio sectors and their audiences, practices and programming
2 demonstrate competency in operating digital audio production equipment including microphones, digital recording devices and digital editing software
3 apply knowledge and understanding about radio communications, program development and sound design to creatively and competently produce radio program content
4 demonstrate professionalism in critically and constructively appraising self and peers
5 apply professional standards for collaborating in a team on a radio production.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of Australian radio sectors and their audiences, practices and programming
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  2. demonstrate competency in operating digital audio production equipment including microphones, digital recording devices and digital editing software
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. apply knowledge and understanding about radio communications, program development and sound design to creatively and competently produce radio program content
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
  4. demonstrate professionalism in critically and constructively appraising self and peers
    • GA1:
    • GA6:
  5. apply professional standards for collaborating in a team on a radio production.
    • GA1:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.