COMM 306 - Survey of Media Topics in the Humanities
Fall 2019, Section 017 - Podcasting the Twentieth Century
Instruction Mode: Section 017 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media

Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 101, a previous humanities course, or sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Through the medium of podcast production, students in this course will explore major themes of twentieth-century world history including globalization, the experience of war, the origins of fascism and genocide, the rise of anticolonial movements and the breakup of European empires, the effects of the Cold War in the developing world, and the social and cultural changes brought on by postindustrial transition, among many others. Along the way we’ll grapple with the difficult ethical and political questions inherent in the act of telling stories about the past.

This is a project-based course in which students will create a series of audio story segments of increasing length and complexity, working both in groups and on their own. Each project will involve extensive research using primary and secondary historical sources; some projects will also require students to conduct oral history interviews. The course is ideal for anyone interested in history, podcasting, journalism, creative nonfiction, or sound engineering.

NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. By the end of the semester, you’ll know your way around a podcast recording studio and will be able to use advanced editing techniques in Audacity, GarageBand, and Adobe Audition to produce sophisticated segments that combine music, interviews, sound effects, archival audio recordings, and your own narration. Only headphones and an iClicker are required; all other hardware will be provided and all readings will be available online.

Schedule

COMM 306 - Survey of Media Topics in the Humanities
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
31481
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 305.001 in Fall 2017.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
31482
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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003 (DIS)
 In Person
31483
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
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004 (DIS)
 In Person
31484
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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005 (LEC)
 In Person
31485
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1
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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006 (DIS)
 In Person
31486
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15
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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007 (DIS)
 In Person
31487
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6
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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008 (DIS)
 In Person
31488
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0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 305.005 in Fall 2018.
009 (LEC)
 In Person
31489
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 305.001/INTLSTD 389.006 in Fall 2018.
010 (DIS)
 In Person
31494
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 305.001/INTLSTD 389.006 in Fall 2018.
011 (DIS)
 In Person
31495
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0
 
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 305.001/INTLSTD 389.006 in Fall 2018.
012 (DIS)
 In Person
31496
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Tu 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 305.001/INTLSTD 389.006 in Fall 2018.
013 (LEC)
 In Person
32124
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 306.005 in Winter 2019.
014 (DIS)
 In Person
32125
Open
1
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 306.005 in Winter 2019.
015 (DIS)
 In Person
32126
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0
1Comm St Major
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 306.005 in Winter 2019.
016 (DIS)
 In Person
32127
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Please note-NO CREDIT GRANTED to students who took COMM 306.005 in Winter 2019.
017 (LEC)
 In Person
35982
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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