Technology Tools for the Writer
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - PW-161
Development of skills and concepts necessary for effective operation of a computer-based music writing workstation. Topics include usage of the computer, music software, synthesizers, and MIDI, as well as basic audio theory, equipment, and techniques. Emphasis is on technological needs of the contemporary writer. Students are required to have Digital Performer sequencing/digital audio software on their laptop. Students must use their own laptop in the Professional Writing Technology Lab. Writing majors are expected to also use the components of their major bundle, and are required to own Mark of the Unicorn's Digital Performer sequencing/digital audio software.
Course Chair: Matthew Nicholl
Prerequisites: AR-111 and MTEC-111
Required of: CWPR and SONG majors
Electable by: All