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Lismore Session 1 Session 1

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Develops advanced audio production skills and examines specific techniques employed in the creation of digital and analog audio files in a range of file types. Techniques and processes covered in the syllabus include advanced sound recording and editing, introduction to audio mastering sound spatialisation and surround sound formats, an examination of emerging digital audio technologies.

Unit content

  • Analog and digital recorder
  • Mixing techniques
  • Understanding DAW setups
  • Integration of audio and visual computer-based media
  • Advanced audio editing
  • Digital technology
  • The multi-track recording session
  • Mastering considerations
  • Surround Sound
  • Specific Recording studio techniques
  • Emerging technologies.
  • WH&S

Learning outcomes

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Demonstrate an understanding of advanced level sound theory concepts and apply these concepts in recording contexts.
2 Demonstrate advanced level skills and techniques in recording, editing and mixing
3 Analyse production techniques utilized in contemporary sound recordings.

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

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of advanced level sound theory concepts and apply these concepts in recording contexts.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  2. Demonstrate advanced level skills and techniques in recording, editing and mixing
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. Analyse production techniques utilized in contemporary sound recordings.
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.