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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Recording & Record Labels, Part 1

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 147 min)
9 videos
Home Recording3m
Interview: Dave Coleman43m
Professional Studio Recording2m
Interview: John McBride55m
A Walk Through Blackbird Studio12m
Studio Jobs & Roles3m
Home vs Studio4m
Evolution of a Song Recording19m
1 practice exercise
Module 1, Part 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Recording & Record Labels, Part 2

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Interview: Mark Wait9m
A History of Audio Formats6m
Hands On with Audio Formats21m
A Performance & Cylinder Recording: Greg Reish4m
Major Record Labels3m
Independent Record Labels3m
Current State of the Recording Industry4m
Conclusion: What's a Recording Worth?3m
1 reading
Module 1 Recommended Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1, Part 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Copyright & Publishing

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 114 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
13 videos
Basic Principles of Copyright1m
PROs2m
Interview: Alison Smith34m
International Royalties1m
Publishing Royalties1m
Sound Recording Rights2m
Music Composition Rights1m
Public Domain1m
Elvis, The Songwriter2m
Interview: Doug Howard53m
Changes on the Horizon: New US Copyright Recommendations2m
Conclusion: What's a Song Worth?4m
1 reading
Module 2: Recommended Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Media

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
PR & Publicists2m
Social Media3m
Terrestrial Radio7m
Interview: Tony Richards47m
Streaming & Internet Radio7m
Interview: Ken Paulson25m
Conclusion: Cutting Through the Noise2m
1 reading
Module 3: Recommended Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m

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