With the continued growth of formal courses in audio related subjects, it has become increasingly important to consider the place and purpose of audio education within the sphere of formal education and the wider creative industries. Perspectives on the purpose and place of audio education were collected through a mixture of literature and document analysis, semi-structured interviews, focus groups and email correspondence. Given the varied perspectives on the purpose of audio education, the challenges identified, and the sheer breadth of possible career paths within the creative industries, it is concluded that audio education cannot address all of the needs of its stake holders, beneficiaries and benefactors and that better dialogue is required between industry and Higher Education institutions.
Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.