Introduction to Digital Music Making
Available in 2012
|On-Line from Callaghan||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010
This course is an open elective for students from all programs across the University excluding the excluding the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Music, and related programs. The course is delivered entirely online. It utilises standard computer hardware and commonly available computer software applications (freely downloadable from the internet).
At the successful completion of this course students will demonstrate:
- a basic understanding of fundamental music concepts.
- practical experience working with non-notational methods of music editing and arrangement.
- musical creativity through technology (software).
- self-expression through the arrangement of sound.
- technical skills in digital music editing.
- an appreciation of a range of musical styles.
Course content may include (but is not limited to):
- Fundamental music concepts (eg. rhythm, structure, etc).
- Basic music arrangement skills.
- Aural perceptivity.
- Graphical representation of music.
- Creative approaches to music editing.
- Music software terminology.
- Working with audio loops.
- Sampling technology.
- Basic digital audio editing skills.
- Balancing/mixing levels.
- Remixing concepts.
Course content will be continually updated to keep up with advances in technology.
No assumed knowledge is required
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Email Discussion Group: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term