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EIT 151 Digital Audio Workstation
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Use of Pro Tools mixing and automation software in conjunction with editing and recording, including computer operation, troubleshooting, and file management. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: Students should possess basic computer skills and should be comfortable navigating personal computers prior to enrolling in this course.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Memorize basic operations of the Macintosh operating system.
2. (Knowledge Level) Identify the components of a Pro Tools system.
3. (Application Level) Manipulate the basic views and operations of Pro Tools.
4. (Application Level) Troubleshoot various conditions affecting inputs and playback.
5. (Synthesis Level) Create a recording project using Pro-Tools.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate basic editing, processing, and mixing techniques.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Properly apply techniques for the Macintosh operating system which include: startup/shutdown, menu bar, icons, application menu switcher and closing applications.
2. Correctly execute file management procedures and techniques.
3. Specifically explain the components of the Pro Tools installation process which include: hardware/software specifications, Ram/Software requirements, and audio interface.
4. Correctly navigate session set up, edit and mix window in Pro Tools.
5. Execute edit, common key, and transport commands in Pro Tools.
6. Create quality audio recordings from analog and digital inputs.
7. Correctly demonstrate selection and playback techniques.
8. Properly master a final project to compact disk.