Harlingen High School


1201 E. Marshall | Harlingen, TX | 78550 | 956-427-3600 | 956-427-3792

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Principles of Audio Video Technology

Syllabus
Grade Level
: 10-12
Prerequisite: None  
Semesters:  2        Credits: ½
Intro to Media Technology is a fun and exciting course designed to provide hands-on training in video and television production.  This course will provide basic training in the use of camera operation, direction, lighting, sound and editing.  Students will write, direct, produce and edit their own productions and will be prepared for the more challenging productions created in Audio Video Production and Advanced Audio Video Production.

Audio/Video Production
Syllabus
Grade Level: 10-12
Prerequisite: Principles of Audio Video
Semesters:  2    Credits: 2
The course offers the student an opportunity to develop skills in a variety of areas which include: scripting film-style storylines, writing news copy, developing plot lines for production videos, cameral operation shoulder mount Panasonic DVC cameras, High Definition Sony cameras and studio cameras at KHGN-17, computer editing using Final Cut Pro 7.  All elements of video/film production are covered during the year.

Advanced Audio/Video Production
Syllabus
Grade Level:  11-12
Prerequisite:  Audio/Video Production
Semester:   2 Credits:  2
This course is designed to have the students become actively involved with local media production and broadcast companies.  A wide variety of production projects will be produced during the year including: radio/t.v. commercials,  CardinalTelevision, novela/soap/mini-movies, a replica scene from a movie, music videos, newscast, musicals, autobiographies to creating a 30 second television commercial for a local business owner/company.  All students will compile a professional reel, (video resume), of their work.  Students may not enter at 18 week interval.

Class Schedule

1st Period (8:15-9:03)

Principles of Audio Video Pro.
2nd Period/3rd Period (9:09- 10:51)

Advanced Audio Video Pro.

(10:03-11:50) 
 
(11:50-12:29)
 
6th Period/7th Period (12:35-2:17)
 
8th Period/9th Period (2:23-4:05)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Conference
 
Lunch
 
Audio Video Production
 
Audio Video Production
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Classroom RulesGrading Policy
Rules
  1. No Cell Phones
  2. No Food or Drinks near editing bays or equipment
  3. Treat each other with respect
  4. Stay on task
Consequences
  1. Verbal Warning
  2. After Class Detention
  3. Parent Conference
  4. Referral to Principal
  • Daily Work =50%
  • Tests/Projects=30%
  • Participation= 20%