MCT4022 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 2


New from the academic year 2018/2019

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Mappevurdering 100/100

Course content

The aim of this course is to learn to operate and maintain the Portal, the audio-visual communication platform connecting the two campuses in Trondheim and Oslo. In the second semester, the students will work on exploring the Portal, to improve or develop new ways of musical communication.

Learning outcome


Having completed the course the student
- is familiar with strategies for physical-virtual communication, and plan a technical solution of these ideas in the Portal.
- be able to reflect on ethical and legal problems in physical-virtual communication.


Having completed the course the student
- Can arrange a public event in the Portal, including pre-event planning and information, and technical assistance and audience communication during the event.
- Can document sessions of audio-visual communication and Collaboration.
- be able to systematically explore, evaluate and document different strategies for audio-visual communication and collaboration.

Learning methods and activities

The course will start with an intensive workshop to introduce the students to strategies for extending the Portal. The students will then be assigned to groups that will be responsible for the following areas each week:
- System operation, maintenance and support.
- Planning and running a public event in the Portal.
- Documentation of system operation and public events.

Compulsory assignments

  • Tilfredsstillende deltagelse i obligatorisk undervisning

Further on evaluation

Compulsory assignments:
A report for each of the three responsibility areas (system maintenance, event planning, documentation). The three individual reports will make up the portfolio.


Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Technology (MMUST)
Music, Communication and Technology (MMCT)

Required previous knowledge

Completion of the courses:
- MCT4000 - Introduction to Music, Communication and Technology, and
- MCT4021 - Physical-virtual communication and Music 1

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2019

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Technology
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Mappevurdering 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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