Core Module Information
Module title: TV Presentation

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD09154
Module leader: Rachel Younger
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Media and Humanities

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module will focus on the production and journalistic skills required to be an effective TV presenter and reporter. The module will be delivered through a mixture of practical workshops and group discussions. These will include technical training in video editing and camera techniques. There will be sessions focused on developing on-camera presentation techniques, script-writing and voice coaching. We will also examine different video storytelling methods aimed at a variety of digital platforms - including social media content.
Toward the end of the module, you will work in groups together with BATV students to create a features-based studio programme.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a professional television studio crew.
LO2: Collaborate as part of a television production team and apply knowledge of the technical skills required for filming, including multi-camera operation, sound recording, vision mixing and editing.
LO3: Work together with fellow students in studio 'Production Days' to produce a multi-item programme and demonstrate television production skills for a range of different studio-based programmes.
LO4: Critically reflect on current professional practice in TV studio and multi-camera production

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Rachel Younger
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Workshops will focus on camera and editing techniques to enable students to produce quality video narratives (LOs 1, 2). Practical exercises will cover scriptwriting, voice coaching and on-camera presentation techniques (LOs 1,2,3).
You will work with BA Television students on the TV Studio Production module in a studio-based features programme (LO 3).
Lectures will examine the theoretical and industry framework in which professional TV presenters work. (LO 4)

Formative Assessment:
There will be a number of formative projects during this module. These will include developing experience of reporter involvement on location. There will also be studio sessions to enable you to gain skills and experience the studio operation including autocue, talkback and live interviewing.

Summative Assessment:
There will be three summative assessments on this module. The first will be a 2'30" video narrative filmed on location - and introduced from the studio. This will result in an individual mark (LOs 1,2)
The second assessment will be a group mark based on the studio-based programme done in collaboration with BATV students. (LOs 1,2,3)
The final assessment will be an academic essay which explores the theoretical framework around TV presentation (LO 4).

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Demonstration 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Practical 40 LOs 1, 2 8 HOURS= 2:30 mins
Project - Practical 30 LOs 1, 2, 3 12 HOURS= 0.3
Essay 30 LO 4 14/15 , WORDS= 1500
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

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