Short Title:TV Production 1
Full Title:TV Production 1
Module Code:TVPR H1008
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:Joe Chalmers
Module Description:To introduce foundation level declarative knowledge and understanding of the technical, creative and theory disciplines of studio television production
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Operate a variety of technical roles in sound vision lighting camera graphics, floor manager, presenting, Broadcast Co coordinator.
LO2 Understand the production phases, the roles in a production team and the visual grammar of Television.
LO3 Undertake the preproduction of a studio magazine TV programme
LO4 Have a working knowledge of basic interview and presentation stills
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Practical Work
Use cameras, sound, lighting and titling equipment in a studio environment.
Production Organisation
Understand the television production phases, the roles in a production team and the visual grammar of television
Undertake pre-production of a studio magazine programme
TV Presenting Skills
Have a working knowledge of basic interview and presentation skills
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Assignment Technical Analysis. 2,4 20.00 n/a
Short Answer Questions Twenty questions 1,2,4 10.00 n/a
Assignment Project Pitch & Written Proposal   5.00 n/a
Project Studio arts/magazine production 1,2,3,4 25.00 Ongoing
Other The student will undertake three components, self assessment (personal evaluation of their own practical project work). 1,2,3 20.00 Ongoing
Written Report Milerson Research 1,2,4 10.00 n/a
Performance Evaluation Peer review and self assessment. Critique two other student projects, and Lab reports (a short report evaluating their skills acquisition at key stages in the module. 1,2,3,4 10.00 Ongoing
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat the module
The assessment of this module is inextricably linked to the delivery. The student must reattend the module in its entirety in order to be reassessed.
Reassessment Description
This is a practical project within a group and cannot be repeated independently.

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture TV production Technology 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Time Project research and pre production 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical Lab and demonstration 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Gilvary,G. 2002, Year One Course Notes, ITT Tallaght
  • Millerson, G. 2010, Video Production Handbook, 4th Ed., Focal Press
Recommended Book Resources
  • Millerson, G. 2001, The Technique of Television Production, 13th ed Ed., Focal Press
  • Kinder, G.+Musburger, R. 2001, Introduction to Media Production, from Analogue to Digital,, 3rd ed Ed., Focal Press
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 1 Mandatory