MCT4023 - Physical-Virtual Communication and Music 3


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2018/2019

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


Having completed the course the student:
- masters pedagogical strategies for teaching others how to operate the Portal.


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

  • Tilfredsstillende deltagelse i obligatorisk undervisning

Further on evaluation

Examination: Trial lecture

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 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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


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