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Sound Design Media (P00185)

? Credit Points : 20  ? SCQF Level : 11  ? Acronym : ACE-P-SDM

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

Entry Requirements

none

Subject Areas

Delivery Information

? Normal year taken : Postgraduate

? Delivery Period : Semester 1 (Blocks 1-2)

? 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

Date Start End Room Area Additional Information
19/09/2006 14:00 16:00 Graduate School Alison House

All of the following classes

Type Day Start End Area
Lecture Tuesday 14:00 14:50 Central
Laboratory Tuesday 15:00 15:50 Central

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.

Assessment Information

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.

Course Secretary

Mrs Catherine Carmichael
Tel : (0131 6)50 2305
Email : Catherine.Carmichael@ed.ac.uk

Course Organiser

Mr Martin Parker
Tel : (0131 6)50 2333
Email : martin.parker@ed.ac.uk

Course Website : http://ddm.caad.ed.ac.uk

School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/

College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/

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