SCA361 - Introduction Studio Production

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Subject Title
Introduction Studio Production

Subject Description
This subject is an introduction to basic television production operations. Students will learn the basic uses of studio television production equipment as well as develop expertise in television studio and control room practices.

Credit Status
Broadcasting - Television Diploma Program

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

Upon completion of the subject, which includes all reading assignments and written exercises from the required text, each student will have demonstrated an understanding of the fundamentals of television production.

The student will be able to:

1. Write and block a shooting script for a 30 second commercial.

2. Produce and direct a commercial script in the TV studio.

3. Demonstrate competence in each of the in studio production functions by performing as crew and/or talent on each other's commercials.

4. Critically analyze a TV program.

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.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

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.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.