Course Abstract Details

CGR-230, Digital Video

Credits: 3

Course Description

CGR-230, Digital Video, is designed to acquaint the student with the equipment and software associated with digital video production. Emphasis will be placed on production planning, execution, and editing techniques. In addition, students will capture images and real time video. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-091 and CGR-105. Completion of CGR-115 and CGR-110 is strongly recommended. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Fall term.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  In general, this course will include projects, assignments, group work, critiques or other activities as deemed appropriate by the instructor. These will be focused upon the following course objectives and used to assess each student?s successful learning. A performance level of at least 70% is considered the minimum competency level for each of the required course activities. At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

1. Use video production equipment including DV cameras, lighting, and audio recording gear.(LG 1) 

2. Effectively use industry standard video and sound editing software.(LG 1) 

3. Create aesthetically appropriate artifacts for their design portfolio. (LG 3) 

4. Perform research on contemporary digital video. (LG 5) 

5. Convert abstract concepts into original design solutions. (LG 2) 

6. Create story boards to communicate motion graphics to potential clients. (LG 2) 

7. Assess artifacts created by others. (LG 4) 

8. Apply the basics of graphic design theory. (LG 2) 

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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