Outcome Chart - Alberta - COM 1105: Audio/Video

COM 1105: Audio/Video

1. identify basic audio and video equipment, and demonstrate fundamental set-up procedures

1.1 explain and apply the function of:

1.1.1 automatic and manual focus

1.1.2 white balance and the need to balance for different lighting conditions

1.1.3 recording media; e.g., digital, film, HD

1.1.4 a microphone

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Camera Shots

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Video Production of a Newscast

2. identify and demonstrate basic audio and video concepts; e.g., camera moves, types of shots, audio mixing, audio set-up

2.1 identify and produce various types of shots; e.g., extreme close-up, close-up, medium close-up, medium shot, long shot, extreme long shot, over the shoulder shot

2.2 demonstrate various types of camera moves; e.g., tilt up/down, dolly in/out, pan left/right, truck left/right, zoom in/out

2.3 apply variety to screen composition

2.4 demonstrate how a two-dimensional object can be made to look three-dimensional by changing the camera angle

2.5 identify screen aspect ratio; e.g., 4:3, 16:9 2.6 investigate new audio and/or video technologies/techniques; e.g., compositing, digital manipulation

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Camera Shots

3. apply basic project planning skills to audio/video productions

3.1 produce an outline, script or shots sheet for a short video assignment; e.g., 3–5 minute interview, sporting event, advertisement

3.2 prepare and follow a recording plan for audio recording, considering the following, when applicable:

3.2.1 narration

3.2.2 interview

3.2.3 music

3.2.4 transitions and effects

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Buy Nothing Day

Camera Shots

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Scripting a Crime Drama

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Video Production of a Newscast

4. apply a project plan to scripting, sound recording and basic lighting techniques in completing a production assignment

4.1 use correct technical terminology in describing equipment, techniques, processes and procedures in the context of project work and during presentations to others

4.2 create, adapt or apply a script

4.3 use introductory production and post-production techniques to complete a project; e.g., camera moves, transitions, audio recording


5. identify copyright restrictions and permissions and put them into practice

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Up, Up and Away? (TM)

8. demonstrate basic competencies

8.1 demonstrate fundamental skills to:

8.1.1 communicate

8.1.2 manage information

8.1.3 use numbers

8.1.4 think and solve problems

8.2 demonstrate personal management skills to:

8.2.1 demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviours

8.2.2 be responsible

8.2.3 be adaptable

8.2.4 learn continuously

8.2.5 work safely

8.3 demonstrate teamwork skills to:

8.3.1 work with others

8.3.2 participate in projects and tasks

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Deconstructing Web Pages

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Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Taming the Wild Wiki

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

9. make personal connections to the cluster content and processes to inform possible pathway choices

9.1 complete/update a personal inventory; e.g., interests, values, beliefs, resources, prior learning and experiences

9.2 create a connection between a personal inventory and occupational choices

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Exposing Gender Stereotypes

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