Short Title:AV Technology 3
Full Title:AV Technology 3
Module Code:AVTH H2005
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DAVID IRWIN
Module Author:DAVID IRWIN
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide students with understanding of the fundamental principles informing the design and operation of audio and photographic equipment, and comprehension of the historical development of these technologies over the course of the twentieth century and to comprehend the technology of the new digital media landscape within a historical context.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Understand the principles and application of Analogue Audio equipment
LO2 Comprehend and apply the conventions, protocols, manipulability and transfer of digital Audio
LO3 Understand the historical development of and principles behind photography
LO4 Familiarity with the historical progression of light theory and light’s characteristics
LO5 Understanding and application of the principles and practice of digital photographic equipment
LO6 Comprehension of the human context informing the development of these audio visual technologies
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) %
The Historical development of sound recording and playback technology
n/a
0.00%
Simple wave theory
n/a
0.00%
The construction and operation of the human ear
n/a
0.00%
Radio
n/a
0.00%
Analogue Audio equipment
n/a
0.00%
Digital Audio
n/a
0.00%
Principles and application of Digital Audio technology, protocols, manipulation and transfer
n/a
0.00%
Light – theory and characteristics
n/a
0.00%
The Historical development of photographic technology
n/a
0.00%
The construction and operation of the human eye
n/a
0.00%
Print
n/a
0.00%
Analogue Photographic Equipment and principles
n/a
0.00%
Digital Photographic Equipment
n/a
0.00%
Principles of Digital Image technology, protocols, manipulation and transfer
n/a
0.00%
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation n/a   50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   50.00 End-of-Semester

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 No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

This module does not have any book resources
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: www.wikipedia.org
  • Website: www.howstuffworks.com
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 4 Elective