BCST 115 Announcing and Performance (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to basic theory and practice in interpretation of copy, pronunciation, and announcer's duties for radio, television, cable and webcast. Study and practice of oral skills for effective communication of meaning in scripts, newscasts and commercial messages with emphasis on development of voice, articulation and pronunciation.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze and interpret written copy to reflect intended meaning
- Outcome 2: Analyze the quality of speech and voice in media presentations
- Outcome 3: Describe and analyze common vocal problems
- Outcome 4: Describe and apply phonetic transcription and appropriate marks to written copy
- Outcome 5: Illustrate and analyze common announcing and performance issues
- Outcome 6: Describe and analyze proper use of media technology used in announcing
- Outcome 7: Demonstrate and evaluate announcing and performance techniques for commonly used media formats.
- Outcome 8: Describe general requirements for acquiring and maintaining a position as an announcer in the electronic media industry