Pro Tools 110-AVID Certification

MTEC 70B

Spring 2021

04/05/2021 – 06/25/2021

Difficulty

Pro Tools production concepts and techniques with Avid Certification training material. Recording, editing, routing audio and MIDI data. Managing Pro Tools sessions, using virtual instruments, plug-ins, loop recording, Elastic Audio, Beat Detective and music notation. Conform loops and beats to any tempo. Introduction to control surfaces, automation modes and signal path workflows. Practical applications with examples from professional recording artists including pop, rock, jazz and hip hop.

Create tempo maps, meter changes and transpose key signatures. Required for Avid Pro Tools Operator Level Certification.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of 70A Pro Tools 101 is highly recommended.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of 70A Pro Tools 101 is highly recommended.

Advisory:

Not open to students with credit in MUS 82B.

Repeatability:

Not Repeatable. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)

Foothill College GE Area:

Non-GE Applicable

Transferability:

CSU (California State Universities)

Syllabus

Learning Objectives
  1. Complete the Pro Tools User Certification Exam
  2. Operate Pro Tools in a recording environment to Avid standards
  3. Explain the Pro Tools file system
  4. Operate Pro Tools with a control surface
Hybrid Online TBA Activities

This course includes three (3) hybrid hours per week conducted via the Internet and not in the face-to-face class session on campus. Listed as TBA in the Foothill College Course Schedule, these hours can be done anywhere with an Internet connection.

In order to fulfill the participation requirements for these hybrid hours, students are expected to complete various online activities each week which may include:

        • Instructor-facilitated Discussions
        • Private Messages
        • Live Chat or Instant Messaging
        • Lab Assignments, including student-created content
        • Web conferencing of lectures or discussions
        • Collaborative group work
        • Portfolio submissions with instructor feedback
        • Student peer-review postings
        • Quizzes with instructor feedback
Textbooks & Online Content

Required Textbook
Pro Tools 110, Latest Version
Author: Frank Cook
Publisher: Avid

This book is only available at the Foothill Bookstore. Versions on Amazon.com might NOT be up-to-date. Electronic versions of the first few chapters will be provided to give students adequate time to purchase the textbook.

Required Online Content
Pro Tools 2019 Essential Training: 101 – The Basics

INTRODUCTORY CLASSES

INTRO TO MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

INTRO TO MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

Introduction to creating music with computers, keyboards, audio samples and beats using Pro Tools and other digital audio workstations.

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MIXING & MASTERING I

MIXING & MASTERING I

Mixing & mastering multitrack recordings using Pro Tools. EQ, compression, reverb, delays, tempo maps, harmonic distortion…

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Foothill College created one of the first music technology programs in the country, launching classes in 1997, and remains one of the nation’s top programs, offering outstanding instruction and professional-quality facilities.

Our program provides a very cost–efficient option for students considering public or private universities.

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Contact

Phone

408-313-9006

EMail

tambling (at) brucetambling.com