Media Studies EXAM PREPARATION UNIT G325CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES IN MEDIA
Your answer must provide evidence in the following areas:1. Explanation/analysis/argument (10 marks)(EAA)2. Use of examples (10 marks)(EG)3. Use of terminology (10 marks)(TERM)Marking Criteria-Section A
You are marked out of levels There are 4 levels Level 1 = 0-7 marks Level 2 = 8-12 marks Level 3 = 13-17 marks Level 4 = 18-25 marksBreakdown of Marks-Section A
Answer is: descriptive limited clarity Limited evaluation of progress Examples are partly relevant Minimal use of terminology Simple ideas expressed Example of limited clarity‘We got together in our group and worked on a project’LEVEL 1 – 0-7 marks
Response is mostly clear Narrow range of examples with basic discussion of their relevance Account of progress is limited Basic use of terminology Example of narrow range of examples‘For the assignment we made a film as a preliminary to making a website’Level 2 – 8-12
Some sense of progress and how examples have been selected Useful descriptions Evaluated with clarity Relevant and reasonable range of examples Proficient use of terminology Ideas have been expressed with clarity and fluency Some errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar but unlikely to be intrusive or obscure meaning Example of useful description’‘At the start of this course I wasn’t sure how to research or plan my work effectively but through the use of books, internet and independent research my planning skills have deveopedLevel 3 – 13-17
Articulate reflections Clear sense of progression Fluent evaluation of progress Broad range of specific, relevant and clear examples Excellent use of terminology Complex issues have been expressed clearly and fluently Sentences and paragraphs, consistently relevant.Level 4 – 18-25
Response attempts to relate production to basic understanding of the concept Limited clarity Incomplete or partly convincing Few, if any examples offeredSection A-Question 1b).LEVEL1 – 0-7
Mainly descriptive Basic account Basic understanding of theoretical context Narrow range of example are described some may be relevant Basic use of terminology Simple ideas expressed Some errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar may impede readers understandingLevel 2 – 8-12
Relates media theory to own productions Convincing examples with proficient explanation Proficient use of terminology Straightforward ideas have been expressed clearly and fluently Arguments are relevant Some errors in spelling, punctuation and grammarLevel 3 – 13-17
Clear understanding of the concept and relevant application of media theory Broad range of specific, relevant, interesting and clear examples relating to specific concept Complex ideas have been expressed clearly and fluently Sentences and paragraphs, consistently relevant, have been well structured Appropriate terminologyLevel 4 – 18-25
A = 80-100 B = 70-79 C = 60-69 D = 50-59 E = 40-49 U = 0-39GRADE BOUNDARIES
When marking the paper you are to focus on: EAA EG TERM
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