Media Technologies  Schedule*

MCM485/585   Fall 2016 – Dr. Hart  

(Last Updated: 8/26/16)

Week #

Topic

Readings** & Assignment Due

1  8/21-

Introductions

Order/get textbook; read syllabus & other content on web site and Bb

2  

Introduction to Media Technologies

Reading: UG1, G1

3  

In the Beginning... of Broadcasting

Reading: UG2, G2

4  

In the Beginning... of Cable,Vid,’Net

Reading: UG3, G3

5  9/18-

Exam 1 and film after

6  

Audio/Video Tech (Basics)

Reading: UG4, G4

7

Radio/TV Tech (Basics)

Reading: UG5, G5

8  

Internet/Computer (Basics)

Reading: UG6, G6

9  

Phone/Wireless

Reading: UG7, G7

10  10/23-

Exam 2 and film after (Connect.)

11  

Radio/TV Tech (Advanced)

Reading: UG8, G8

12  

Internet (Advanced) I

Reading: UG9, G9

13  

Internet (Advanced) II

Reading: UG10, G10

14  

No Class - Reading Day

Reading: UG11, G11

15

Evolution of Tech & Connections

Reading: UG12, G12

   

IMPORTANT NOTES: Other important dates can be found on the Academic Calendar and the Final Exam schedule on the NSU website. This includes dates for dropping the course and the final exam (Exam 3).

* The schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor or depending on the progress of the class.  Especially after discussion on the first few days of class, the topics may be changed and/or rearranged to better reflect student interests and needs.

         

** UG = undergraduate reading; G = graduate reading; graduate students are required to read both the UG and the G reading each week. See the Contents page for exactly what the UG and G readings are.  Some are online and some are from the textbooks.