RTV295 - Announcing Skills II

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Subject Title
Announcing Skills II

Subject Description
This subject is designed to instruct the student in the basics necessary for good on-air presentation in both radio and television including a pattern of eclectic and universal reading, good health management and the development of correct speech habits. The subject will concentrate on natural presentation, making material concise, copy analysis, phrasing, pronunciation and interpretation.

Pre-requisites: RTV195 - Announcing Skills I

Credit Status
Broadcasting - Radio Diploma Program

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

1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the theory and practice of good speech production.
2. Use good posture and effective relaxation techniques.
3. Breathe properly from the diaphragm.
4. Mark scripts for phrasing and emphasis.
5. Prepare copy for microphone/camera presentation.
6. Self-edit when presenting.
7. Demonstrate good vocal variety, timbre, pacing and volume.
8. Interpret copy to keep interest.
9. Pronounce correctly and articulate precisely.
10. Change presentation purpose from one type to another - narration, explanation, persuasion.
11. A self-analysis of presentation skills.
12. Critically evaluate the quality of product being presented for broadcast.

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.

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
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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.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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