Course Content and Outcome Guide for MM 235 Effective Fall 2015
- Course Number:
- MM 235
- Course Title:
- Digital Video Editing and Production
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionExplores the post-production process for non-linear editing of digital video for use in video production and multimedia applications. Focuses on industry standard editing software to develop the foundation grammar of editing including continuity and montage principles. Prerequisites: MM 130 or instructor permission. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to prepare digital video for use in disk based applications. Optimizing digital
video for the World Wide Web will also be addressed.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion the student will be able to:
- Plan, design, and create digital video projects incorporating graphic and audio elements.
- Transfer and capture digital video and audio from various cameras and external devices.
- Edit and compress video for use in various delivery modes of digital media using standard digital video editing software.
- Evaluate digital video projects, identify items for improvement, and implement changes.
Course Activities and Design
Course material will be presented in a lecture format. This course is designed to maximize learning through the use of strategies such as
outcome based instruction, collaborative learning, contextual application and performance based assessment. Lecture material will consist of discussion, diagrams, multimedia, and other educationally sound practices. Other activities will include hands-on utilization of multimedia software. Demonstration and handout materials will be provided.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Assessment is designed to indicate achievement of the course outcome and performance tasks. The instructor will outline the methods used to assess student progress and the criteria for assigning a grade at the beginning of the course. Assessment will be based upon a combination of in-class participation, attendance, examinations, and quality of the multimedia project(s). Determination of problem solving skills, team work, and communication skills may also be included.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Working with layers
Working with audio
Real world applications