“Digital Audio Workstation: Advanced Techniques” is a follow-up course to “Digital Audio Workstation: Fundamentals”. This one-semester course runs for 12 weeks and is designed for students who want to further advance their skills in digital audio workstations, specifically focusing on more complex workflows for audio processing.
The course covers a range of topics, including properly managing projects in the DAW Reaper, ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement), advanced sound design techniques, more advanced recording skills, audio effects patches, SMTPE codes, plug-ins, group tracks, and bussing for the game industry audio pipeline. Through lab classes, students will receive hands-on instruction on these topics and gain practical experience working with the DAW Reaper.
The course material for Digital Audio Workstation: Advanced Techniques is provided via an online learning platform, which includes a range of resources such as video tutorials, reading materials, and sample projects. Students will have access to a range of tools and software necessary for completing the course, including advanced audio editing software, audio effects plugins, and sample libraries.
Evaluation for the course consists of intermediary tasks and a final assignment with presentation. These assessments are designed to evaluate students' understanding of the course material and their ability to apply the concepts and principles covered in class. Throughout the course, students will work on a range of audio projects, developing their skills and techniques in sound design, audio processing, and audio project management.
Overall, Digital Audio Workstation: Advanced Techniques is an excellent course for anyone looking to gain advanced skills in digital audio workstations. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in audio engineering or sound design, or simply looking to improve your skills in these areas, this course provides a solid foundation in the more complex workflows for audio processing, as well as advanced sound design techniques and project management skills.
Software: Cockos Reaper