Syllabus For Audio Video Production I, II and III Classes

Syllabus for AV I:

Audio Video Production I
is a foundational course in the Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications cluster for students interested in A/V (audio/visual) production occupations. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to explain and complete the phases of the production process including pre-production, production, and post-production. Students will establish basic skills in operating cameras, basic audio equipment, and other production equipment. Standards in this course include career exploration, an overview of the history and evolution of A/V production, and legal issues affecting Audio Video production. In addition, students will begin compiling artifacts for inclusion in a portfolio, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee State Standards in Mathematics, Tennessee State Standards for Physical World Concepts, Physical Science, Physics, and Visual Art. 


Audio Video Production I Students will learn:

  1. The History of Journalism,
  2. The History Newsprint,
  3. The History of Radio,
  4. The History of Television,
  5. Who is Vladimir Zworykin,
  6. Who is Philo Taylor Farnsworth,
  7. Unions,
  8. Roles of Journalist,
  9. Planning Persuasive Writing,
  10. Explain, Evaluate, Persuade,
  11. The 5 W’s and 1 H Rule,
  12. The Social, Political, Economical, Religious and Military Format of A News Story,
  13. Writing A News Story,
  14. Journalism Terms,
  15. Writing Headlines,
  16. Lead Stories,
  17. Understanding The Difference Between Law and Ethics,
  18. Code Ethics,
  19. Characteristics of A Newscast,
  20. Practice Interview Questions,
  21. Interviewing The Public,
  22. Understanding Cameras,
  23. Parts of a Camera,
  24. Shutters, Filters, Apertures, and Lenses,
  25. Camera Composition

 

Syllabus for AV II:

Audio Video Production II - is the second course in the A/V Production program of study intended to prepare students for careers in audio/visual production. Building on knowledge acquired in A/V Production I, this course advances technical skill in utilizing industry equipment related to lighting and audio, and it places special emphasis on the research and technical writing involved in planning productions. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to plan, capture, and edit research-based productions of increasing complexity, individually and through collaboration in teams. In addition to more robust career preparation, standards in this course include an investigation of concerns affecting A/V production businesses, such as ethical and legal issues, technology, funding, and the organization of professional roles in various industries. Students will continue compiling artifacts for inclusion in their portfolios, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee State Standards for Physical World Concepts, Physical Science, and Physics.


Audio Video Production II Students will learn:

  1. The Television Production Process
  2. Analog and Digital Television
  3. The Television Camera
  4. Lenses
  5. Camera Mounting Equipment
  6. Camera Operation and Picture Composition
  7. Lighting
  8. Techniques of Television Lighting
  9. Audio Sound Pickup
  10. Audio Sound Control
  11. Switching or Instantaneous Editing
  12. Video –Recording and Storage System
  13. Video-Recording and Storage System
  14. Postproduction Editing
  15. Visual Effects
  16. Designing Sets and Building Props
  17. Production People
  18. Producing
  19. The Director in Preproduction
  20. The Director in Production and Postproduction
  21. Field Production and Big Remotes


Syllabus for AV III:

Audio Video Production III - is an applied-knowledge course intended to prepare students to pursue careers and postsecondary learning in audio/visual production. Students in this course will apply knowledge and skills from previous courses in the program of study to create productions both independently and in teams, with the option of participating in a work-based learning experience for additional credit. Students will use industry equipment and technology to complete all phases of the production process, including planning, coordinating, capturing, editing, and distributing productions. Standards in this course include policies and regulations, independent and collaborative productions, distribution of media, and the production of live events. Students will continue compiling artifacts for inclusion in their portfolios, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be prepared for a career in audio/visual production or to transition to a postsecondary program for further study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects and Tennessee State Standards in Mathematics.

 
 Audio Video Production III Students will learn:

  1. The Television Production Industry
  2. Working in The Television Production Industry
  3. The Video Camera and Support Equipment
  4. Video Camera Operations
  5. Media Recordings
  6. Audio Basics
  7. Connectors
  8. Broadcast Journalism
  9. Broadcasting Management
  10. Newswriting for Broadcast
  11. Interviews
  12. Legalities: Releases, Copyrights, and Forums
  13. Music
  14. Image Display
  15. Lighting
  16. Studio and Remote Shooting
  17. Props, Set Dressing, Scenery
  18. Production Staging and Interacting with Talent
  19. Directing
  20. Makeup Application and Costume Considerations
  21. Video Switchers and Special Effects Generators
  22. Electronic Special Effects
  23. Video Editing
  24. Technical Management
  25. Talent Management