AES New York 2017
Tutorial & Workshop TW11
Saturday, October 21, 3:15 pm — 5:00 pm (Rm 1E10)
TW11 - What Audio Students Are Learning, What Could They Be Learning, What SHOULD They Be LearningCo-chairs:
Richard King, McGill University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada; The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Enrique Gonzalez Müller, Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA, USA
Owen Curtin, Audio Builders Workshop - Lexington, MA, USA; Bridge Sound and Stage - Cambridge, MA, USA
Scott B. Metcalfe, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins - Severna Park, MD, USA; Baltimore, MD, USA
Through a survey the world’s audio education programs, one would observe a great variance in approaches to subjects, course content, and expected outcomes.
The workshop panelists representing technical colleges, undergraduate, graduate, and online programs will describe their respective program structures, highlighting the strengths of each and where the greatest challenges lie. Discussion (and friendly debate) of what comprises the skill set that students need to acquire as part of their academic track, and how best to “package” learning modalities into a selection of courses that provide the required knowledge across programs of different lengths and intensities. Educators and students are invited to attend, and questions/comments will be welcomed from the audience as we open up the discussion to the room.
This workshop is intended to complement TW11 which seeks to identify desirable skill set and competencies for those entering the world of professional audio from the prospective of the working professional.