MCT4023 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 3


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical examination 100/100 30 minutes

Course content

The aim of this course is to further develop communication technologies for the Portal, the audio-visual communication platform connecting the two campuses in Trondheim and Oslo. In addition the students shall transfer knowledge and skills to the first semester students of the programme.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Having completed the course the student:

  • masters pedagogical strategies for teaching others how to operate the Portal.

Skills: Having completed the course the student:

  • is able to integrate new technologies in the Portal, including setting up equipment, troubleshooting, and documenting the setup.
  • can run a large-scale public networking event in the Portal.
  • is able to conduct systematic evaluations of usability and user experiences.
  • is able to critically reflect on implications of technology in human communication, with respect to aesthetic and communicative factors.

Learning methods and activities

The course will start with an intensive workshop to introduce the students to strategies for teaching others about advanced technological setups. The students will be assigned to groups that will be responsible for:

  • Teaching system maintenance and documentation of the Portal.
  • Teaching how to record and document a public event in the Portal. In addition the students are expected to work on projects developing the Portal and present them in a trial lecture at the end of the semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory classes

Further on evaluation

Examination: Trial lecture. Further information about the assessment will be given in Canvas in the start if the semester.

Specific conditions

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

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

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Master's Programme in Music, Communication and Technology, and completion of the course MCT4022 - Physical-virtual communication and Music 2

More on the course



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


Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Practical examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Practical examination 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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