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Assignment Brief Unit 14: Audio Package Production Brief Information Project Title: DAILY Date Issued: 4th November, 2009 Submission Date: Tuesday 22nd Dec, 09

Year 2 Mode of assessment: wav file saved and burnt onto cd Tutors: Lorraine Morrissey

Results Date: 12th January 09

Brief Verified: Mon 2nd November 09

This unit provides an introduction to the main production processes, styles, planning and techniques used in music programme production. This unit is linked with the learning in Unit 2: Media Industries, Unit 3: Research Techniques, Unit 5: Practical Skills Audio, Unit 13:Radio Documentary, Unit 17: Radio Magazine, Unit 20: Music Programme Production

Assignment Outline B

This assignment gives each learner the opportunity to work alone and see a whole production from idea generation, through interviewing, to assembly and editing of the package. Having already produced a group package for LCR FM , you are now asked to consider the following possibilities for broadcast to a larger audience – you must choose a suitable national station for your tx.

DAILY OBJECT Produce exploration of an object in everyday use eg. Mobile phone, loo, johnsons talcum powder, fig rolls, 99s. This can be ‘the story’ of the object or a montage that allows creative use of audio material. OR DAILY ACTIVITY Encapsulate what it’s like to do an activity/attend an event, where you are there for the listener who then feels totally clued into what’s involved eg. Ballroom dancing, kitesurfing, fishing, greyhound racing DURATION: 5’00”, OR 7’00”, 20 Seconds leeway either side (if really keen, can return short and long versions) You must include:Contributors Actuality Narration and/or fly on the wall technique music (if relevant) Research must be obvious in cue and /or package


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Presentation Format The following presentation formats are recommended when submitting your assignment for assessment:

Package presentable as high quality mp3, burnt onto cd Assessment Components Title DAILY

Unit No. 14

Learning Outcome No.

Tutor

2, 3, 4 (part of)

L.Morrissey


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Grading Criteria To achieve a PASS grade the learner must meet all the assessment criteria identified in the unit brief. Assessment Criteria Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

Evidence

2. Produce scripts for audio packages

Originate and develop ideas for packages for different radio stations and target audiences

Cd

Research subjects and interviewees

cd

Produce scripts appropriate to target audience

Cue sheet and cd

3. Record and edit audio packages

Record appropriate material

Cd

Edit packages to predetermined durations with regard to target audience

cd

4. Evaluate both process and product

Review and evaluate own working procedures

PEF

Review and evaluate own product in terms of its suitability for the intended audience and station or network

PEF

Grading Criteria

(As you can see, to pass the unit one must produce more than one package. So you need to produce 3 packages in total to get a pass, merit or distinction but any of the packages may hit some or all of the merit and distinction criteria) To obtain a PASS grade, the learner must meet above outcomes and assessment criteria as indicated.


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To achieve a MERIT grade, the learner must meet all the above PASS criteria AND show evidence of the following.

Grade descriptor

Evidence

1. Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions.

Learner used effective judgement in realisation of finished product – from pitch to minidisk

2. Select and apply appropriate techniques

The selection of radio production techniques submitted are appropriate in style to package format

3. Present and communicate appropriate findings

Submission displays logical development of concepts for the intended audience

To achieve a DISTINCTION grade, the learner must meet all the above PASS and MERIT criteria AND show evidence of the following. Grade Descriptors

Evidence

1.Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusions.

Realistic improvements have been proposed in PEF

2. take responsibility for managing and organising activities

Activities have been planned, managed and organised

3. Demonstrate convergent/lateral and creative thinking

Ideas generated have been applied creatively


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BTEC HND MEDIA Learner Evaluation Sheet Year Two Student Unit 14: Audio Package Production Brief: B DAILY Reflective Statement

Tutor Comment

Overall Grade Assessor Staff Signature

Internal Verifier Student Signature

Submission Date Result Date

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