Recording Principles AUD2380T


For Credit: $2995
Not For Credit: $2595

This course will provide students with thorough insight into the theoretical, technical, creative and artistic principles of sound and recording.

During this course, students will be introduced to applied acoustic principles, microphones, signal flow, recording studio equipment, console operation, session protocols, and communication skills. Students will also be introduced to microphone placement, signal paths and studio environments, including live and broadcast. Students will gain knowledge of practical physics and become technically capable and encouraged to begin acting and thinking as professional recording engineers.
  • Credit acquired in this course can be applied to the following online program(s): Electronic Music Production Online Diploma
  • Please Note: Credits can only be applied to online diploma programs within 24 months of course completion.
For Credit
Not For Credit

Virtual Classroom Schedule

This course is delivered in a Virtual Classroom format. During classes, you will be able to interact with your instructor and peers in real-time through online tools and course software. The course has an assigned class schedule, evaluation dates, and assignment due dates. All classes are recorded and posted to your course page to review any content you may have missed. To get the most out of this course we strongly recommend you attend all classes. Please check the posted class schedule before you enroll. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team at

Check The Schedule
Thu 21

Recording Principles AUD2380T

January 21 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Thu 28

Recording Principles AUD2380T

January 28 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 04

Recording Principles AUD2380T

February 4 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 11

Recording Principles AUD2380T

February 11 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 25

Recording Principles AUD2380T

February 25 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 04

Recording Principles AUD2380T

March 4 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 11

Recording Principles AUD2380T

March 11 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 18

Recording Principles AUD2380T

March 18 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 25

Recording Principles AUD2380T

March 25 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 01

Recording Principles AUD2380T

April 1 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 08

Recording Principles AUD2380T

April 8 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 15

Recording Principles AUD2380T

April 15 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 22

Recording Principles AUD2380T

April 22 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

Please Note: Course schedules are subject to change.

About Course Credit

If you choose to take this course for credit, you will be required to attend the instructor-led virtual classes for the course and record your attendance through our Learning Management System (LMS). To receive credit for the course, you must complete all course evaluations and obtain a minimum final grade of 60%. If you enroll in a course for credit, our Registrar's office will schedule a meeting with you to review the For Credit requirements in advance of the course start date. If you choose the Not for Credit option when you enroll, you will still be registered in the same course and have access to all of the same lectures and materials as the For Credit students, but you will not be able to apply the course as a credit towards one of Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.

Please Note: Credits can only be applied to online diploma programs within 24 months of course completion.

When taken for credit Recording Principles AUD2380T can be applied towards these associated Diploma Programs:


All of Metalworks Institute’s courses are organized into Modules. Click each module below to see the topics covered in that module.

In this learning module, students will be provided with a broad introduction to recording industry, including the history of recording, studio equipment technologies, and recording studio personnel.


Course Specific Requirements

Prerequisites & Corequisites
This course does not have any prerequisites or corequisites; it is an introductory course.

Required Textbooks & Resources
• None

Suggested Textbooks & Resources
• None

Course-Specific Hardware & Software Requirements

Required Software
• None

Required Hardware
• None

General Requirements

Below are the minimum requirements to access and participate in the course environment. Please make sure to also check the Prerequisites, Corequisites and Course-Specific Requirements section above, and ensure your computer meets or exceeds the minimum system requirements for all software needed for your course.

Mac Users
 OS X 10.10
Yosemite or Higher

PC Users
• Windows 10

All Users
Latest Version of Google Chrome or Safari
Microsoft Teams
Speakers or Headphones
Internal or External Microphone
High-Speed Internet Connection



Alf Annibalini

Alf is one of Canada’s most accomplished recording engineers. His credits in the music industry read like a who’s who of multi-platinum artists, including Arkells, The Tea Party, Our Lady Peace, DMX, Danko Jones, Glenn Lewis, Amanda Marshall, Big Sugar, Nelly Furtado, Blue Rodeo, Saukrates, Leanne Rimes, The Trews, I Mother Earth, and Kardinal Offishall.

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Please Note: Instructor(s) is/are subject to change based on availablity.


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