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  • General


    Program Name: Radio and TV Broadcasting Technology - CIP Code: 10.0202
    Segment(s) addressed: 4  -  Course creator: Janet Reddy (Huron Valley)

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  • Course Introduction

    Welcome to the world of Television Production! My name is TEACHER and I will be your instructor for this course.   The best way to contact me is through email which is or you can call me between the hours of 7 :30 am and 3:00pm  at PHONE NUMBER  ext. 7089

    Course Objective: Students in this class will learn the basics of creating a good video production. Topics covered will include lighting,creating good camera shots and composition, editing , and audio production. This course will also cover proper performing techniques as well as writing for television. A brief overview of the history of television production and the history of film will also be covered. There are many career opportunities available in video production including audio engineer, director, camera operator, stage manager and many others.

  • Lighting for Television

    In this section, you will view the power point which identifies the different lighting instruments and their function, then join the forum  that discusses your favorite director. After that, the video will go over the lighting process and how to execute the three point lighting plan.  Next, complete the study guide which is a comparison/contrast worksheet to help you prepare for your  lighting quiz.


    Identify the skills needed to set up three point lighting.

    Identify the function of the key, fill and back lighting.

    Recognize the importance of lighting for television.

    Identify the tools of the trade and the accessories used in lighting.

  • Audio Dubbing

    This section shows that by adding a simple audio dub you  can make a very entertaining video. This video is just for fun. There are no assignments to complete.

  • Audio for television

    The student will learn about the types of microphones and pick up patterns as well as the importance of quality audio production.


    1. Be able to identify the different types of pick up patterns of microphones.

    2. Be able to identify the different types of microphones.

    3. Be able to identify the different types of audio cables and mixers.

    4. Demonstrate the ability to operate an audio mixer and set up audio for different types of programs.


    Please view the powerpoint below and then join the forum to discuss your favorite soundtrack or audio effects from a movie. After you have completed the above, complete the study guide which is a comparison/contrast of the different types of microphones and pick up patterns.

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