This unit is an introduction to the use of digital sound and music in creative and multimedia contexts. It is a practical course in which students are introduced to tools of sound creation and manipulation. Students will undertake creative projects as a means to learning. In addition, participants will be exposed to a number of approaches to electroacoustic music across the 20th and 21st centuries.
2 hr lecture/demonstration/wk
Sound recording and editing assignment (30%); creative assignments (60%); online assessments, attendance and participation (10%).
An ability to read music at a basic level and an understanding of fundamental musical terminology is an advantage in this unit of study.
18 Junior credit pointsProhibitions