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DMA 132 Digital Video I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed:  


Description: Introductory techniques of video production for digital media. Topics include operation and application of all the basic tools, as well as exploring hardware, software, and technical options. Through lectures and projects, all phases of video production will be addressed, from preproduction through production to post-production, with a focus on digital media aspects.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate knowledge of the following: camera operation, lighting techniques, audio recording, interview techniques, basic visual composition, and conventions. (CSLO 2,3 & 4)
2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the process of preproduction, including planning and responsibilities. (CSLO 1, 2, 3 & 4)
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze video in terms of effective delivery of information through successful production and post-production techniques. (CSLO 1, 2, 3 & 4)
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate and identify editing techniques used with cameras and software. (CSLO 2 & 3)
5. (Application Level) Demonstrate knowledge of exporting specific media formats for output to common platforms, including DVD and the Web. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Create title sequences for digital video sequences and animate the sequences using keyframes. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Create cohesive video sequences for output to DVD and web applications using industry standard software. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate and make necessary adjustments regarding compatibility issues including, but not limited to, digital file formats and cross platform connectivity. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None