Making Notes• Check for bias• Classification system• Fishbone diagram• Gantt Chart• Importance Pyramid• Keywords• Kipling Questions• Memory Map• Question Time• Solution Focus• SPECS• Weighting Charts• What’s the logic
Task• Look at the examples. Choose appropriate tools for:1. Organising your time2. Reading3. Writing4. Revising
Context• Crucial unit worth 25%• Hard unit• 2011 results• Maintain class notes• Supplement with independent study: films, music, newspapers, theory (books, online)
Assessment• Explanation/ analysis/argument (16-20 marks) Candidates adapt their learning to the specific requirements of the question in excellent fashion. The answer offers a clear, articulate balance of media theories, knowledge of texts and industries and personal engagement with issues and debates.• Use of examples (16-20 marks) Examples of texts, industries and theories are clearly connected together in the answer, with a coherent argument developed in response to the question.• Use of terminology (8-10 marks) Throughout the answer, material presented is informed by contemporary media theory and the command of the appropriate theoretical language is excellent.• Complex issues have been expressed clearly and fluently using a style of writing appropriate to the complex subject matter. Sentences and paragraphs, consistently relevant, have been well structured, using appropriate technical terminology. There may be few, if any, errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
ContentExplanation/ analysis/argument (16-20 marks)• Theory• Industry• Debates• Personal reflectionUse of examples (16-20 marks)• Films• Newspapers• Social Media• Musical ArtistsUse of terminology (8-10 marks)• Representation• Identity• Etc
Examples• Films – Ghosts, Dirty Pretty Things, London River, East is East, Sapphire etc• Newspapers – 1960s vs contemporary broadsheet and tabloids• Music – Britpop vs Grime• Online – Facebook/YouTube/Twitter
London Riots• bbc london riots• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biJgILxGK0o• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAGTE_RGN4 c• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7esj1Huxz0A• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSszS7bzO00• What representation of Britain are offered by these clips?
ILT• Prepare a presentation on your scrapbook.• This should use as many media terms as possible.