This research will discuss the state of history education for the audio recording field. As the audio industry evolves, it is becoming more apparent that its history, for purposes of teaching, is rather unorganized. Also, on the whole, students learning the practice of audio recording are not being well educated in its history. As a result, students studying to become audio experts are not gaining awareness of a fundamental aspect of the field. This report surveys experiences and viewpoints of professionals, highlights existing recording history in audio education, and explores methods for audio history pedagogy. In addition, a suggested framework of historical periods of audio is presented and a concise list of resources is suggested.
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