Kba media intro to the course sept 2011

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Kba media intro to the course sept 2011

  1. 1. Media Studies Getting Started Media Studies @ KBA
  2. 2. What is Media Studies <ul><li>Media Studies involves the close analysis of the images, sounds and text that we experience via the media. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the study and creation of individual media texts. </li></ul><ul><li>Our focus in Year 12 is on FILM and TELEVISION </li></ul><ul><li>You need to develop an understanding of the following things in relation to these: </li></ul>Media Studies @ KBA
  3. 3. <ul><li>Who made them (&quot;institution&quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>How they were made (&quot;process&quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>Why they were made (&quot;purpose&quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>Who they were made for (&quot;audience&quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>What rules were followed when making them (“codes”,&quot;conventions&quot; and &quot;genre&quot;) </li></ul>Media Studies @ KBA
  4. 4. What do we do? <ul><li>50% Examination </li></ul><ul><li>Key Media Concepts (TV Drama) PH </li></ul><ul><li>Institutions and Audiences (Film) IRM </li></ul><ul><li>50% Coursework – Foundation Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Preliminary Task (PH / IC) </li></ul><ul><li>Main Task – Opening 2 minutes of a teen horror film including titles (PH / IC) </li></ul>Media Studies @ KBA
  5. 5. Foundation Portfolio <ul><li>Planning and Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence needs to be accessed electronically by the examiner </li></ul><ul><li>Work must be completed on time and show a record of all the stages from pre-production to post-production </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul>Media Studies @ KBA
  6. 6. This is how you do it… Media Studies @ KBA You all have an e-mail account that has been set up for you: [email_address] You will need this to create a blog through a blogging site called Blogger.
  7. 7. www.blogger.com Media Studies @ KBA
  8. 8. My Blog <ul><li>http://kbamediastudiesyear12.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>This is where you will find information, explanation and instruction relating to your work for the Foundation Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>You, however, need to set up your own blog too! </li></ul>Media Studies @ KBA
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