ILMS300 B - Radio Course Schedule
Subject to change upon notice of faculty
Skill Building / Research Phase (DJ Training):
Week one: Aug. 31: Course Introductions
Intro to course & OSpace class portfolio: Watch KXLU video. Demo digital audio recorders. Complete Recorded Interviews, and upload to OSpace along with profile picture and answers to questions on DJ profile page.
Homework: Begin Radio Show Reviews – listen to and record show; write review and post to OSpace.
Sept. 7th Labor Day - no class
Week Two Sept. 14: History of Radio
Learn the history of Radio with guest speaker Eric Wrobbel. Listen to Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter. Watch The CB Radio. Listen to Movie and Radio Show review examples. Demo audio editing software. Work in class on Radio Show Reviews
KXLU/KLMU tour. Practice DJ’ing (Songs We Love / Songs We Hate) on-air.
Week Four Sept. 28: News, Propaganda & Talk Radio
Discuss Nazi Radio Propaganda. Watch Radio Free Europe at 60 and Prometheus Radio: What would you do with a community radio station?. Continue audio editing demo (if necessary) and work on Radio Show Reviews.
Homework: Complete Radio Show Reviews and News, Propaganda & Talk Radio reflection.
Week Five Oct. 5: Experimental Radio
Week Six Oct. 12:
Week Seven Oct. 19: Mid Term
Homework: Work on Radio Broadcasts. Complete Promotional Materials.
Final Project Phase:
Week Eight Oct. 26:
Promotional Materials due. Work on Radio Broadcasts. Add content to Radio Archive website.
Weeks Nine - Twelve Nov. 2, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 23
Week Thirteen & Fourteen Nov. 30, Dec. 7
Week Fifteen Dec. 14
All documentation of all projects due - posted to OSpace & Radio website. Complete course evaluations and peer reviews. Post & Submit work in IL Section of Learning ePortfolios.