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NM1600 - Introduction to Music, Sound and the Moving Image

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

In this subject students are introduced to the core elements of sound (dialogue, sound effects and music) and core elements relative to the moving image. Students will develop fundamental skills within a series of online tutorials and utilise these skills to produce a set of assignments focussed on dialogue, sound effects and music.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the roles of dialogue, sound effects and music in conjunction with the moving image;
  • understand fundamental theories and terminology relevant to sound and the moving image;
  • use practical skills to develop fundamental soundtrack elements for the moving image.
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Combinations:
NM2601

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr David Salisbury.
Contact hours:
  • 13 hours lectures - Online delivery
  • 26 hours tutorials - Tutorials and Practicals
    Assessment: essays (20%); dialogue assignment (20%); sound effects assignment (30%); music assignment (30%).

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr David Salisbury.
    Contact hours:
    • 13 hours lectures - Online videos
    • 13 hours tutorials - Threaded Discussion
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: end of semester exam (20%); dialogue assignment (20%); sound effects assignment (30%); music assignment (30%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.