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An expert in absentia: a case study for using technology to support recording studio practice

King, Andrew



This paper examines the use of a Learning Technology Interface (LTI) to support the completion of a recording workbook with audio examples over a 10-week period. The VLE provided contingent support to studio users for technical problems encountered in the completion of four recording tasks. Previous research has investigated how students collaborate and problem-solve during a short session in the recording studio using technology as a contingent support tool. In addition, online message boards have been used to record problems encountered when completing a prescribed task (critical-incident recording). A mixed-methods case study approach was used in this study. The students interactions within the LTI were logged (i.e. frequency, time, duration, type of support) and their feedback was elicited via a user questionnaire at the end of the project. Data for this study demonstrates that learning technology can be a successful support tool, and also highlights the frequency and themes concerning the types of recording practice information accessed by the learners.


King, A. (2009). An expert in absentia: a case study for using technology to support recording studio practice. .

Conference Name 126th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2009
Acceptance Date Jan 1, 2009
Online Publication Date May 1, 2009
Publication Date Dec 1, 2009
Deposit Date Jul 10, 2018
Publisher Intellect
Volume 1
Pages 378-386
ISBN 9781615671663
Keywords Learning technology; Music; Pedagogy; Recording studio practice
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