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Media Studies Presentation

  1. 1. Media studies<br />
  2. 2. Take Media Studies if you…<br />Are interested in films, TV programmes, advertising, the news, videogames, web design, blogging etc?<br />Want to be able to think critically and analytically about the media you interact with on a daily basis<br />Are interested in producing your own media products.<br />Are predicted at least Cs in five GCSE subjects?<br />
  3. 3. Don’t take Media Studies if you think…<br />It’s all about running around school with a camera.<br />It’s easy. The practical element is 50%…that means 50% is written theory.<br />I won’t have to do much writing…ideally you should have at least a C in English in order to cope with the written essays.<br />
  4. 4. Skills you will use in Media Studies<br />Analytical<br />Creative<br />Expressive<br />IT<br />Production<br />Group work<br />Evaluative<br />Verbal<br />Presentational<br />Research<br />
  5. 5. Some of the subjects that Media studies combines well with:<br />
  6. 6. politics<br />
  7. 7. economics<br />
  8. 8. English literature<br />
  9. 9. English language<br />
  10. 10. art<br />
  11. 11. Learning skills<br />
  12. 12. Module 1 – Practical Coursework<br />Worth 50% of the AS grade.<br />This is a coursework unit in which you produce your own media text.<br />You will create your own media text using digital editing software. <br />You will research, plan and evaluate your media text in the form of a blog, website, podcast, or a DVD with extras.<br />
  13. 13. Module 1 – Practical Coursework<br />Possible Tasks:<br />The front page, contents and double page spread of a new music magazine.<br />The titles and opening of a new fiction film.<br />
  14. 14. Module 2 – Key Media Concepts<br />Worth 50% of the AS grade.<br />This is a 2 hour exam in which you are required to answer 2 questions.<br />Analyse an unseen extract from a TV Drama<br />One question based upon a case study of a specific media industry<br />
  15. 15. Types of texts we analyse:<br />
  16. 16. Skins<br />
  17. 17. Ashes to Ashes<br />
  18. 18. Being Human<br />
  19. 19. Misfits<br />
  20. 20. Doctor Who<br />
  21. 21. Examples of student work<br />
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  27. 27. For further information:<br />Email: n.ford@lc.leics.sch.uk<br />Blog: fordlcmedia@blogspot.com<br />In person: English office @break & lunchtime<br />

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