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television

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History of Television   (RTV-221)   3.00 s.h.  
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The history of television and its effects on contemporary life, an overview of television as a communicative instrument and television's influences on viewer behavior. 
Television III   (RTV-359)   3.00 s.h.  
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Advanced television production course for students interested in developing additional expertise in studio and field production as well as in television graphics. 
Basic CRT Display and Television Theory   (ELM-221)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course is designed to introduce CRT display and television theory and to give the student hands-on experience in basic servicing of all major sections of modern television receivers and CRT displays for computers. 
Television I   (RTV-253)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
An overview of the principles and techniques of studio television production. Emphasis is placed on understanding the operation and functioning of television equipment, preproduction planning, scripting for television, and directional techniques.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper safety in the TV Studio
  • Discuss and provide evidence of knowledge of operation of all studio equipment on a basic level (Including camera, sound and editing equipment).
  • Articulate understanding of issues in pre-production planning including shot list and shooting schedule
  • Demonstrate capabilities in basic direction for TV camera and TV acting
  • Relate an understanding of how to read, create and use a TV script on set

 
Television Writing   (RTV-260)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Essentials of writing for television. Evaluation, in-depth study of ideas, character, and venues. Students will write an original story outline, treatment and polish.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Analyze and apply the theories, principles and skills needed to write for episodic television
  • Analyze the differences and similarities in the writing styles for episodic television (comedies and dramas), documentary and news
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a TV script for an original story idea, including the outline, treatment, character development and scenes with dialogue.
  • Analyze a popular TV series for plot and character development

 
Television Fraud   (RTV-376)   3.00 s.h.  
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Historical and critical analysis of incidents of television fraud, such as game show scandals. 
Television Theory   (ELC-214)   3.00 s.h.  
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Techniques of television signal transmission and reception. Study of black/white and color circuits and their test analysis and maintenance. 
Experimental Television   (RTV-360)   3.00 s.h.  
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The potential of the television medium is explored by the individual through a variety of treatments including mechanical, theatrical, filmic, objective and subjective. The use of a variety of equipment for creative, experimental purposes. 
Television Broadcasting Production   (RTV-229)   3.00 s.h.  
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Exploration of the technological capabilities and limitations of the television medium using a range of styles and formats. Students learn principles of studio production, electronic field production, and electronic news gathering. 
Television Editing   (RTV-371)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Theory and practice of editing tape and film for television.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Articulate an understanding of application of the terms, tools and techniques of modern TV editing
  • Provide evidence of ability to edit a footage down into a 3 minute spot
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic TV editing techniques such as reverse shots and cutting on action
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technical adjustments needed to prep content for broadcast

 
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