RTV112 - Introduction to Sound

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Subject Title
Introduction to Sound

Subject Description
With the ever increasing quality of audio components available in today's audio systems and listener demands, production sound must keep pace. This course is designed to give the student an introduction to the process of hearing and sound, and the art of high quality audio production. During this course the student will be introduced to and participate in production of programming for the digital medium using state of the art technology and techniques.

Credit Status
Broadcasting - Radio Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

General:
1. Identify the fundamentals of sound generation -- both analog and digital -- propagation, and perception
2. Describe the operation of equipment used in pick-up, manipulation, and recording of sound.
3. Examine theory and operation of audio equipment.
4. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of analog and digital recording equipment.

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.