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Author Romney, Jason ♦ Burg, Jennifer
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Subject Keyword Digital audio ♦ Midi ♦ Collaboration ♦ Curriculum development ♦ Interdisciplinarity
Abstract This paper reports on an NSF-grant supported summer workshop that brought music and computer science students together for eight weeks to explore creative projects in digital sound production. The dynamics of the students' collaborations were observed as they crafted experimental projects weaving together music, theatre production, sampled digital audio, and MIDI. Moving among various levels of abstraction, the students found practical and artistic motivations to learn the science of digital sound. The projects they produced suggest ways to revitalize computer science courses by linking science, art, and practice through digital sound, a subject naturally interesting to students.
Description Affiliation: University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (Romney, Jason) || Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (Burg, Jennifer)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1978-02-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGCSE Bulletin (SGCS)
Volume Number 41
Issue Number 1
Page Count 5
Starting Page 473
Ending Page 477


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