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Tuesday 13th September 2011 Audio Production Essay
Outline broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and their formats (PASS) Describe broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and their formats with some detail and with reference to appropriate illustrative examples (MERIT) Challenge Objective Evaluate broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and their formats with reference to precise and detailed illustrative examples (DISTINCTION Literacy Focus Objectives
Write an essay which describes and explains (with examples) broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and their formats. You can use the presentations and hand out’s produced by both classes last week and any of your own research that you want to carry out. So, what do I actually have to do?
What should I include?
News & feature packages
Music & speech programming
Digital files (e.g. wav, mp3 etc)
Broadcast audio products Genre Non-broadcast audio products Formats Form
In order to achieve a PASS simply describe the products and their formats. In order to achieve a MERIT explain them and give examples In order to achieve a DISTINCTION explain them, give examples AND evaluate their advantages and disadvantages. How can I make sure I achieve my target grade?
In this essay I will be discussing all forms of radio. The essay will be split into categories in which I will outline and explain broadcast radio, non-broadcast radio and their audio formats and then evaluate their advantages and disadvantages. Example Introduction
Clear opening – no waffle, explains exactly what the essay will do
Key words from the mark scheme have been used; outline, explain, evaluate, audio formats
There are two technical categories of radio; broadcast and non-broadcast. Broadcast radio consists of terrestrial, community and digital radio whilst non- broadcast consists of podcasts, internet and in-store radio. In the following sections I will outline and explain each form of radio. I will then discuss their advantages and disadvantages both technically and for the audience. Terrestrial Radio Terrestrial radio is radio that is emitted through radio waves and is broadcast on traditional radio frequencies such as AM and FM. In order to broadcast, terrestrial radio stations require An example of a terrestrial radio station in the UK is Radio One. Example Paragraph