|Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Creative Arts|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||100703 - Journalism|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Examiner: Stuart Thorp
This course teaches fundamental skills in editing as well as an understanding of the aesthetics of the moving image in relation with the visual story. It encapsulates various technical skills, such as audio, colour and the use of sound is an integral part of the skill set needed to produce a film, documentary or television program. These skills will be used across all other Film and Television core courses.
This course provides students with the necessary training in order to understand and use the practical skills associated with digital video editing. Through the study of non-linear editing styles, students will gain an understanding of the development in technologies and the guiding principles for video editing, such as system setup, the interface, importing and organisation media, audio, effects and the visual story.
On completion of this course students should demonstrate an ability to:
- examine and implement procedures for media compilation, management, storage and functionality; plan and manage resources/facilities in order to meet deadlines and availability while working independently and collaboratively on a project
- develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes by editing inform within a current digital environment
- apply relevant editing skills and knowledge to produce and realise works in creative expression
- manipulate, to a suitable standard, digital image and audio hardware and software
- create unedited video footage for editing that clearly communicates its intended message within a cultural context.
|1.||Film for editing||30.00|
|2.||Practical editing and storage||30.00|
|3.||Hardware and software image and sound.||40.00|
Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed
ALL textbooks and materials available to be purchased can be sourced from USQ's Online Bookshop (unless otherwise stated). (https://omnia.usq.edu.au/textbooks/?year=2019&sem=02&subject1=FTR1004)
Please contact us for alternative purchase options from USQ Bookshop. (https://omnia.usq.edu.au/info/contact/)
Student workload expectations
|Description||Marks out of||Wtg (%)||Due Date||Notes|
|ASSIGNMENT 1||100||25||23 Aug 2019|
|ASSIGNMENT 2||100||30||20 Sep 2019|
|ASSIGNMENT 3||100||45||25 Oct 2019|
Important assessment information
Students must attend and complete the requirements of the Workplace Health and Safety training program for this course where required.
External and Online: There are no attendance requirements for this course. However, it is the students’ responsibility to study all material provided to them or required to be accessed by them to maximise their chance of meeting the objectives of the course and to be informed of course-related activities and administration.
On-campus: It is the students’ responsibility to attend and participate appropriately in all activities (such as lectures, tutorials, laboratories and practical work) scheduled for them, and to study all material provided to them or required to be accessed by them to maximise their chance of meeting the objectives of the course and to be informed of course-related activities and administration.
Requirements for students to complete each assessment item satisfactorily:
To successfully complete an individual assessment item, a student must achieve at least 50% of the marks .
Penalties for late submission of required work:
Students should refer to the Assessment Procedure http://policy.usq.edu.au/documents.php?id=14749PL (point 4.2.4)
Requirements for student to be awarded a passing grade in the course:
To be assured of receiving a passing grade a student must achieve at least 50% of the total weighted marks available for the course.
Method used to combine assessment results to attain final grade:
The final grades for students will be assigned on the basis of the aggregate of the weighted marks obtained for each of the summative assessment items in the course.
There is no examination for this course.
Examination period when Deferred/Supplementary examinations will be held:
There is no examination in this course, there will be no deferred or supplementary examinations.
University Student Policies:
Students should read the USQ policies: Definitions, Assessment and Student Academic Misconduct to avoid actions which might contravene University policies and practices. These policies can be found at http://policy.usq.edu.au.
Students can expect that questions in assessment items in this course may draw upon knowledge and skills that they can reasonably be expected to have acquired before enrolling in the course. This includes knowledge contained in pre-requisite courses and appropriate communication, information literacy, analytical, critical thinking, problem solving or numeracy skills. Students who do not possess such knowledge and skills should not expect to achieve the same grades as those students who do possess them.