Webcast Production (1.5) Explore all aspects of producing a live television show. Final project is streaming a live webcast online.
COMM 383A Webcast Production (1.5)
The purpose of this course is to learn all aspects of producing a live video webcast. The first goal is to learn the technical aspects of video production. The class will learn how to plan a live remote broadcast including site selection and evaluation, audio and video techniques, lighting and contingencies for outdoor productions, converting a video signal into an IP stream, and streaming the signal live over the Internet.
The second goal of this course is to apply the acquired skills to the production of a live webcast. In the spring semester, the class will produce a live, 46-hour webcast of the Penn State Dance Marathon. In the fall semester, the class will produce a live webcast of the Penn State Homecoming parade.
General Education: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: COMM 282 orCOMM 242
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.