Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will gain practical knowledge about sound-related production practices, tools, problem framing/ solving and Master s Thesis projects. Students will become aware of the sound scene and sound community at the Department of Media, including the connections to University of the Arts Helsinki and other collaborating institutions.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 10.09.2018 - 29.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Antti Ikonen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Antti Ikonen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Sound Seminar is a weekly meeting forum for Sound MA students. The aim is to share and discuss students ongoing and future sound projects, both inside and outside Media Lab. The seminar is open also for other students interested in or working with audio and music.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Typically a seminar session includes a round of short (ca. 5-10 min) informal presentations of students ongoing sound-related projects and activities. Audio(visual) presentations are also welcome within the time limit, but usually referring to the actual content will do. Longer presentations, e.g. Master s Theses projects which are close to be completed, are booked in advance.

    Interesting guests are occassionally invited to visit the Seminar, and students are welcome to suggest potential visitors, too.

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Typically a seminar session includes a round of short (ca. 5-10 min) informal presentations of students ongoing sound-related projects and activities. Audio(visual) presentations are also welcome within the time limit, but usually referring to the actual content will do. Longer presentations, e.g. Master s Theses projects which are close to be completed, are booked in advance. 69h total.