THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2006/2007
Sound Design Media (P00185)
In this course students will become aquainted with the technologies that are used in digital sound design. Of particular emphasis will be the possibilities of sound production in the recording studio and editing in the digital domain. This course will be workshop based and hands on in its teaching approach.
? Keywords : Sound Design, Digital Media, Sound Editing, Production Techniques, Sound Categorisation, Sound Libraries, Microphone Technique, Studio Engineering, Studio Technique
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) 30 minutes per week for 5 weeks
? Other Required Attendance : 3 hour(s) per week for 5 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Ability to work with professional sound design software tools. Ability to work in a collaborative context of group review and critique. Ability to engage in a creative task within tightly constrained bounds and to present the outcome to conform to precise specifications. Ability to interpret and apply a set of requirements pertaining to a sound design task.
Two projects, each worth 50%. Project 1: Develop a library of sounds recorded in the studio environment, implementing microphone technique and editing skills. Project 2: Using digital audio manipulation techniques develop a parallel library of digitally altered sounds by modifying the sound library created in project 1.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Mrs Catherine Carmichael
Mr Martin Parker
Course Website : http://ddm.caad.ed.ac.uk
School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/