RTV120 - Introduction to Editing

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Subject Title
Introduction to Editing

Subject Description

This subject is designed to introduce and prepare students in contemporary approaches to professional level editing through the use of related non-linear editing techniques. Students will benefit from this course through lectures, practical assignments, and analysis of production material. For example, students will complete editing assignments followed by in-depth peer and instructor critiquing. In summary, this course begins the student?s training in the basic tools of non-linear video editing which are essential in the production industry.

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

  • Explain basic integrated concepts of field production and video post-production.
  • Demonstrate basic industry-appropriate set-up techniques of non-linear editing (ie. Proper project set-up, transferring/importing files, proper file management) using professional edit software.
  • Demonstrate basic industry-standard concept of non-linear editing (ie. Basic timeline editing, audio manipulation, basic effects work, exporting and backing- up) using professional edit software.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

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.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and 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.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

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
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

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.

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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.