Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Recording

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Recording Techniques I   (MUS-285)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Study of recording techniques involving the history, concepts, and mechanics of the recording process. Trains students for the recording of live concerts. Also acquaints students with acoustical principles, recording hardware, and recording procedures.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Summarize significant developments in the history of the music recording industry
  • Identify and discuss the relevant concepts of music studio recording
  • Articulate the mechanics of music studio recording
  • Explain acoustic principles relevant to music studio recording
  • Discuss current recording hardware and software
  • Explain recording procedures that you follow, specific to studio recording, and why

 
Recording Techniques II   (MUS-286)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Emphasis on signal processing equipment and how it relates to live recording from the concert stage. Includes experience recording live concerts.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Signal processing and its relationship to live recording on a concert stage
  • Identify and discuss the relevant concepts of concert stage recording
  • Articulate the mechanics of concert recording
  • Explain the acoustic principles relevant to concert recording
  • Discuss recording hardware and software specific to concert recording
  • Explain recording procedures that you follow, specific to live concerts, and why

 
Instrumentation Theory   (PSG-102)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Instrumentation Theory provides an overview of the basic electrical principles involved in polysomnographic recording. The course covers, in detail, issues related to patient safety, operation of PSG equipment, recording specifications involved in data acquisition, troubleshooting of recording equipment, and patient documentation.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Relate basic electrical principles to the performance of polysomnography.
  • Summarize the principles of electrical safety.
  • Explain the principles of operation of PSG equipment.
  • Explain the effects of digital sampling and resolution factors and time-base on signal display quality.
  • Outline the frequency and voltage characteristics of the physiologic signals measured during polysomnography.
  • Explain the principles of operation of ancillary monitoring equipment.
  • Choose, interface, and calibrate ancillary recording equipment.
  • Explain the principles of operation of oximeters and capnographs.
  • Explain the principles of electrode function and impedance measurements.
  • Explain the principles of analog and digital signal calibration.
  • Determine appropriate recording parameters based on the signal to be recorded.
  • Differentiate physiological signals from artifact.
  • Explain the principles for determining data validity.
  • Explain the principles of derivation, amplifier, and environmental alteration and documentation.

 
Advanced Recording   (COM-342)   3.00 s.h.  
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Advanced level recording skills and techniques used in mass media. 
Music Studio   (MUS-493)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Studio component for music courses.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Articulate the various types of projects that can be produced in a professional music studio
  • Describe the equipment components of a typical professional music studio (both necessary and optional), their function(s) in the pre-production, production and/or post-production phases, and differences in similar components produced by different manufacturers
  • Describe the different media used for various projects (tape, CD, digital recording, cloud, etc.)
  • Describe the different types of personnel required in a professional music studio
  • Describe the steps required to prepare for a typical recording project (pre-production), including special accommodations needed for the various instrumental/vocal setups that might be encountered
  • Describe the procedures followed during the music recording session to assure success
  • Describe the steps required to complete a typical recording project (post-production).

 
Audio Production   (RTV-251)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
A programmatic investigation of sound as one of the five senses, specific to audio production in Radio and Television. Course includes understanding and demonstrations of multiple track audio, its control use, and effects.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain audio production from the perspective of radio and television production
  • Articulate the process of multi-track audio recording
  • Provide examples of multi-track recording and analyze for quality, effectiveness

 
Weather Observation   (EAS-235)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Practice in observing weather elements; making instrument evaluations; encoding/recording weather observations of sky conditions, cloud forms, atmospheric phenomena, visibility and obstructions, wind, temperature, humidity, pressure and precipitation; and classification of storm echoes received on storm detection equipment.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstration of knowledge of standards instruments used to record weather conditions; how they work, their uses, and limitations or sources of error.
  • Be able to explain how visual observations are made ( e.g. Beaufort Scale), including sky conditions, cloud forms, other atmospheric phenomena (e.g. halos, sun dogs, smoke, etc.)
  • Understanding of the standard symbols utilized to record this data on weather maps.
  • Explain how storms are detected utilizing remote sensing (e.g. Doppler Radar, bow echoes, etc.) and how the patterns produced through such instruments are interpreted.

 
Beginning Percussion I   (MUS-107)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of fundamental percussion techniques and methods as well as an understanding of ensemble and solo performance. The student will also demonstrate knowledge of music literature for percussion, composers, and historical conventions of classical and popular forms.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate and discuss good form including appropriate hand positions, use of both hands, and posture for beginning level percussionists.
  • Discuss the various ways of playing percussion instruments and how different styles have led to playing the instrument in varying ways. (i.e. classical, rock, jazz, blues, country, etc.)
  • Describe the styles of composers from various time periods. Demonstrate and discuss how these have influenced your playing as well as the overall evolution of percussion.
  • Summarize the history of percussion instruments including a description of the predecessors and 20th and 21st Century changes.
  • Analyze a concert that is recorded or live, with particular attention to the role of percussion.
  • Submit performance recordings you've performed of at least three pieces of varying styles and tempos. The performances can be from public or private recording sessions.
  • Performance recordings should be submitted as appropriate. All outcomes should be addressed in the narrative. Students will submit recordings of their performances in a digital video format

 
Accompanying   (MUS-210)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Piano accompanying, including rehearsals, and performance. Demonstration of ability to play as collaborative pianist through submission of performance video or DVD.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate participation as a collaborative piano accompanist through a repertoire list of pieces practiced and performed; knowledge of genre and history of pieces performed.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and play piano part assigned, musical sensitivity to the articulations, dynamics, phrasing, and rhythm of the music.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with partner/s as a collaborative pianist; good rehearsal techniques, sight-reading, problems unique to ensemble playing and the particular pieces chosen to record.
  • Submit a recording of his/her performance as a collaborative pianist with at least three pieces of varying styles and tempos. The recording should be a private YouTube video of approximately 20 - 30 minutes in length.

 
Intermediate Percussion I   (MUS-288)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Further instruction in the techniques of playing and music literature of the percussion family instruments at the intermediate level.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate and discuss good form including appropriate hand positions, use of both hands, and posture for intermediate level percussion instruments.
  • Discuss the various ways of playing percussion instruments and how different styles have led to playing the instrument in varying ways. (i.e. classical, rock, jazz, blues, country, etc.)
  • Describe the styles of composers from various time periods. Demonstrate and discuss how these have influenced your playing as well as the overall evolution of percussion.
  • Summarize the history of percussion instruments including a description of the predecessors and 20th and 21st Century changes.
  • Analyze a concert that is recorded or live, with particular attention to the role of percussion.
  • Submit performance recordings you"ve performed of at least three pieces of varying styles and tempos. The performances can be from public or private recording sessions.
  • Performance recordings should be submitted as appropriate. All outcomes should be addressed in the narrative. Students will submit recordings of their performances in a digital video format.

 
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