Supplemental (45 hr +)

Grades 7-12

Esports Broadcasting

In this hands-on course, students explore broadcasting fundamentals and learn both technical and soft skills needed to start their own streams.

Esports broadcasters

Overview

Explore the dynamic realm of esports broadcasting with our one of a kind course designed to help your students create and lead their own esports streams. Uncover the fundamentals, from broadcaster roles to the technical aspects of equipment and software. Our curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning, encouraging students to practice, collaborate, and stay up to date with this ever-evolving industry.

In this course, students will:

  • Explore the fundamentals of broadcasting
  • Learn entry hardware and software technology
  • Develop skills in production
  • Practice setting up and running broadcasted livestreams
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Features

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45 hours of Curricular Content

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Video, Presentation, and Hands-on Activities

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Capstone Project

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Self-Grading Quizzes

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Builds Portfolio

Course Outline

Intro to Broadcasting

Students are introduced to the world of esports broadcasting, exploring its evolution, fundamental concepts, ethical considerations, various broadcasting genres, and strategies for engaging diverse audiences.

Broadcasting Hardware

Students learn about the essential hardware components necessary for successful esports broadcasting, covering topics such as hardware selection, setup procedures, audio equipment, camera and lighting setups, and the use of greenscreens.

OBS Software

We provide a comprehensive guide to OBS Studio, a popular broadcasting software. It covers installation, scene management, advanced techniques like overlay design and transitions, stream optimization, and live streaming strategies for various platforms.

Esports broadcasters

Use this course to:

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Help build broadcasts for your school's esports program

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Teach CTE broadcasting through the exciting lens of esports

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Teach students practical skills and build a portfolio

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Expose students to wide array of media production careers

Bring to Your School
Esports broadcast production room

Careers Explored

The field of esports broadcasting is vast, with many roles overlapping with tradional sports broadcasting as well as other jobs in media. Through this course, students are introduced several different careers within esports broadcasting and streaming.

Commentator/Caster

Analyst

Host/Presenter

Producer

Technical Director

Content Creator/Streamer

Broadcast Director

Graphic Designer

Video Editor

Event Coordinator

Hardware/Software Rrequirements

  • Desktop running Windows
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Open Broadcast Software (OBS)

Additional nice-to-haves include:
Video Editing Software, Stream Deck (or equivalent), Webcam, Greenscreen

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