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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Overview »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies

2014 WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV Crime Drama and Magazines

Welcome to MediaEdu’s comprehensive resources and materials link covering every aspect of the WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV Crime Drama/Magazine Specification: (Summer 2014 Award).

Studying TV Crime Drama and Magazines suggests a broad base but focussing on key areas of academic study we have everything covered – this includes in depth schemes of work with embedded links, mock exams...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Overview »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

2014 OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy

Welcome to MediaEdu’s comprehensive resources and materials link covering every aspect of B322 OCR Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy.

Studying Action Adventure films and TV and Radio Comedy suggests a broad area of study but by focussing on key areas we have everything covered – this includes in depth schemes of work with embedded links, mock exams with mark schemes,...

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AQA GCSE Media Studies Overview »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Television, Reality TV

2014 AQA GCSE Media Studies Promotion and Marketing of Video Games

Welcome to MediaEdu’s comprehensive resources and materials link covering every aspect of the AQA GCSE Promotion and Marketing of Video Games Specification: (Summer 2014 Award).

Studying video games is a skill and a pleasure for sometimes pupils and students more often than teachers but focussing on key areas of academic study we have covered all bases – this includes in...

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WJEC GCSE Film Studies Overview »

Jeremy Orlebar | Friday November 19, 2010

Categories: Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies

Resources for WJEC GCSE Film Studies on MediaEdu

This page should provide you with an index to the information we have on MediaEdu which relates directly to WJEC GCSE Film Studies.

This page also contains external links to support materials on the WJEC site.

Further Reading & Support

The primary source for authoritative information & support is the WJEC Film Studies website.

WJEC GCSE Film Studies

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Understanding TV Comedy »

Jeremy Orlebar | Tuesday April 27, 2010

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Other Topics, Moving Images, Television, Situation Comedy, Television Comedy, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

Finally in Year One you should start the class thinking about the topic for the B question in the exam. The current topic is TV comedy.

Individuals need to make their own study of this topic depending on their own consumption of the many varieties of TV comedy, so that they have a thorough knowledge of at least two different texts and preferably three. Gervais in Extras might be a way of looking at postmodern comedy

ACTIVITIES

INSTITUTIONS...

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Understanding OCR GCSE Media Studies »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday April 26, 2010

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

UNITS B321, B322 or B323, and B324

There are three units designed as a two year GCSE with the emphasis on practical work.

Unit B321: The Individual Media Studies Portfolio

This is a Controlled Assessment unit, internally assessed and externally moderated.

It is essential that Centres set assignments that make use of TWO media within this Unit ~ ie if two texts are compared in the same media format in the theory element, then the supporting...

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Understanding Reality TV »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday March 01, 2010

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Television, Reality TV, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

Andy Warhol predicted in 1968 that everyone would be famous for 15 minutes. Contemporary observers such as David Weinberger suggest that Internet technologies will make everyone famous to 15 people.  But Reality TV shows confirm to viewers that anyone can become famous to an audience of millions – well almost anyone… 

Genre

Reality television is a hybrid genre. It is like a documentary as it is a factual form concerned with investigating...

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Understanding The Popular Press »

Jeremy Orlebar | Thursday October 08, 2009

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, News, Intro to News, Popular Press, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

What is The Popular Press?

Contents

  • definitions of media language associated with newspapers
  • codes and conventions
  • areas of study
  • classroom activities
  • front page examples
  • front page quiz
  • news values
  • regulation
  • institutions
  • representations
  • audiences
  • politics and the popular press

The Popular Press refers to mass circulation national newspapers, targeted at the popular end of the market. This includes The Sun, The Daily Mirror, The Daily...

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Understanding Sport on TV »

Jeremy Orlebar | Thursday September 24, 2009

Categories: Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, Television, Sport on TV, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

The genre of Sport on Television can be used as a key component of many GCSE courses. Students studying the WJEC GCSE MEDIA STUDIES for examination in 2010 are required to study sport on television. The WJEC exam papers – two hours writing and 30 minutes reading or viewing - for 2010 are in two parts: Section A has FOUR compulsory questions focusing on SPORT ON TV - for a full scheme of work see WJEC Sport on TV.

An Introduction

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Understanding Storyboarding »

Jeremy Orlebar | Thursday September 24, 2009

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Production Zone, Video Production, Skills, Television, Storyboarding, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Skills

A Level Storyboarding

Pre-production Item | Storyboard

Example Brief: Create a storyboard (and video trailer) for a TV Crime Drama

The pre-production brief is to create a storyboard. Students should create a storyboard that shows as much detail as possible including camera instructions with details of camera movement, shot duration, content, details of audio tracks and details of transitions between frames.

This guide opens with a...

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Understanding Popular Music on TV »

Jeremy Orlebar | Thursday September 24, 2009

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Music, Television, Pop Music on TV, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

Use the three image links above to access GEEVIDEO.com’s excellent archive of Pop Music on TV Clips. When you click on one of the movie clips, you will see a ‘Download Spamblocker’ advert - ignore this and click on the ‘skip’ option on top right hand corner of the screen. The video should then be ready to watch.

Anyone teaching pop music needs to ge their libary to order the fabulous comprehensive history of pop by Alan Parker called All You...

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An Introduction to Situation Comedy »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday June 15, 2009

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, Other Topics, Television, Situation Comedy, Television Situation Comedy

‘The focus of this examination is institutional/ scheduling issues and audience pleasures. These pages on sit-com provide a background only to the topic. The specific issues of institution/scheduling and audience pleasures in relation to sit-com will need to be taught separately.’

Brief Definition

The British TV sitcom is a television series that derives humour from the same characters in a fixed location exploring a variety of comic...

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Media & Film Studies Blogs »

Richard Gent | Monday June 01, 2009

Categories: Courses, A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, AQA AS, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Film Studies, WJEC A2 Media Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Film Studies , WJEC AS Media Studies, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Other Topics, Blogs

We Study Media by Rob McMinn

The Student Room & Media Studies

Setting up a Radio Station on Mediaed.org.uk

Modern Mechanix: examples of vintage advertising

Technorati on Ideology

Ideology for Kids: Decoding the Kremlin’s Website

The End of Cyberspace

Kinoeye on Media Studies

Bluegrass Film Society

Kids Gobble Up Interactive Junk Food Marketing

Continental Philosophy: Key Notes on Theorists

Dr. Mabuse’s Kaledio-scope: Four Models of...

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Understanding Crime Drama »

Jeremy Orlebar | Saturday May 16, 2009

Categories: Courses, A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, AQA AS, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Film Studies, WJEC A2 Media Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Film Studies , WJEC AS Media Studies, GCSE, AQA GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Film, Crime Drama, Key Concepts, Genre, Other Topics, Television, Television Crime Drama, Television Drama

Television and film crime/cop drama is very popular with a wide audience. Crime Dramas seek to anchor the representations of all types of police officers, criminals and victims as ‘believable’ characters, with ‘realistic’ plot lines, set in urban locations.The genre has been taken up in the US under the heading of American Quality Televsion (AQT) - see under heading AQT.

Codes and Conventions

Crime dramas:

  • are constructed realities
  • ...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies Exam Section B: TV Comedy Work Book »

Laura Curran | Monday March 31, 2014

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Key Concepts, Audience, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, iRevise, GCSE Action Adventure, TV & Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy, Television Quiz Shows, Hot Entries

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips




AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Exploring Media Industries: Conglomerates »

Rob Miller | Friday January 24, 2014

Categories: Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Viral Advertising, Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Key Concepts, Intro to Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Ownership, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, Magazines, More on Magazines, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Integration, New Technologies, Synergy, Staffroom, Training & Revision, Hot Entries

Print Magazines Conglomerate Case Study: Bauer Media Group

Bauer are a multinational media corporation whose business interests are global – H. Bauer Publishing, part of the oligopoly of magazine publishers are the magazine publishing division whose other media interests include Bauer Radio and Box Television (50% owned by C4).

The company was founded in 1875 and was owned then, and still are today exclusively by the Bauer family who are...

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Topic Booster Study Workshops »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 22, 2014

Categories: Consultancy, Media Studies Consultancy, Revision Consultancy, Courses, A Level, AQA A Level, OCR A Level, WJEC A Level, Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, OCR Nationals, Firsts, BTEC Firsts, GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, KS3, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Revision, Revision Courses, A2 Revision, AS Revision, GCSE Revision, Staffroom, Training & Revision, Hot Entries, Workshops, MediaEdu Student & Teacher Workshops, Revision Workshops

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At Edusites we understand that teachers and students sometimes need a little help kick starting an examined or coursework topic - whether at the beginning, the middle of the year or in those last 8 weeks before a long, hot summer…..

Our experts can offer half day or full day courses in preparing for coursework or examined topics ranging from Promoting and Marketing Video Games, Representation, Digital Media...

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Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Revision Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 15, 2014

Categories: Consultancy, Media Studies Consultancy, Revision Consultancy, Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Radio, Radio Comedy, Revision, Revision Courses, GCSE Revision, Staffroom, Training & Revision, Television, Television Comedy, Hot Entries, Workshops, MediaEdu Student & Teacher Workshops, Revision Workshops

Book A Half or Full Day Revision Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • MediaEdu provides visually dynamic, interactive Revision Courses on Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • Students will analyse Action Adventure films for B322 Section A linking with characters, representation and stereotyping, genre conventions and technical elements – sound, editing, mise-en-scene and...
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TV Crime Drama and Magazines Revision Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 15, 2014

Categories: Consultancy, Media Studies Consultancy, Revision Consultancy, Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Magazines, Television, Television Crime Drama, Hot Entries, Workshops, MediaEdu Student & Teacher Workshops, Revision Workshops

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Book A Half or Full Day Revision Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • MediaEdu provides visually dynamic, interactive Revision Courses on Investigating Crime Drama and Planning Magazines dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • Pupils will analyse TV Crime Drama and Magazines linking with audiences, representation narrative, and genre and also study relevant institutional factors.
  • Practical...
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Promotion and Marketing of Video Games Revision Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 15, 2014

Categories: Consultancy, Media Studies Consultancy, Revision Consultancy, Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Games, Video Games, Hot Entries, Workshops, MediaEdu Student & Teacher Workshops, Revision Workshops

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Book A Half or Full Day Revision Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • MediaEdu provides visually dynamic, interactive Revision Courses on the Promotion and Marketing of Video Games dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • Pupils will analyse the video games industry across and range of genres and importantly, across a range of platforms.
  • Practical activities include how to respond to a pitch...
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AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 4 Controlled Assessment: Responding to a Brief »

Rob Miller | Tuesday January 14, 2014

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, Staffroom, Training & Revision, Hot Entries

As part of the AQA GCSE Media Studies 4 unit award this unit extends the students’ understanding of production work by giving the learning and assessment an industry context and teaching students how to respond to a brief – this also will assist the students in their Unit 1: Investigating the Media preparation where responding to a brief is also a key skill in terms of interpreting the May pre release material, forming the basis of questions...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies B324 Production Portfolio in Media Studies »

Rob Miller | Thursday November 21, 2013

Categories: Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Magazines, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, New Media Production, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Hot Entries

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Controlled Assessment (30% of GCSE): Print Brief (Print Advertising)

B324 is the more creative, production based Controlled Assessment as part of the OCR GCSE Media Studies course – if taught over two years it is recommended that the pupils start B324 in year 11 allowing for 10 weeks minimum (dependent on weekly contact time) to complete the project which comprises 30% of the qualification (see example Year 2 Mini...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 CA: Creating for the Media »

Rob Miller | Tuesday November 05, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Production Zone, Print Production, Video Production, Hot Entries

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Students need to produce three pieces of work from at least three media. ‘Media’ is interpreted as FILM, TELEVISION, ANIMATED FILM, RADIO, MAGAZINES, MUSIC VIDEOS, WEBSITES, COMPUTER GAMES, NEWSPAPERS and ADVERTISING – not platforms.

  • Two Textual Investigations on two media (one must be print based) - 20%
  • One Media Production – Research, Planning, Production, Evaluation - 40%

THE TEXTUAL INVESTIGATIONS MUST...

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AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 CA: Advertising & Marketing »

Rob Miller | Saturday November 02, 2013

Categories: Advertising, Intro to Advertising, Marketing, Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Concepts, Understanding Key Skills, Understanding Key Topics

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Key Concepts = Media Language and Audience – “Students may also discuss Representation and Institutions”.

This introductory assignment aims to introduce students to the analysis and interpretation of media texts through the analysis of media language and the application of media terminology. As an assignment that is introductory it is highly recommended that it is delivered before assignments 2 and 3 in year 1...

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AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 CA: Print Newspapers »

Rob Miller | Saturday November 02, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, News, Newspapers, Popular Press, Production Zone, Print Production, Hot Entries

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To go with AQA GCSE Media Studies Assignment 3 Practical Production Evaluation Guide

For this brief students will be producing four pages of a new local or new national newspaper. If working as part of a group, no more than two students are permitted to produce four pages each.

Key Concepts = Media Language, Institution, Audience and Representation.

Structure

  • Individual Planning & Research: LOW, LIMITED...
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AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 CA: Web-Based Technologies / New Media »

Rob Miller | Saturday November 02, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, New Media, Digital Media, Internet, New Technologies, Production Zone, New Media Production, Web Production, Hot Entries, Website Analysis, Social Networking Analysis, Web Pages

For this brief students will be producing, individually four pages of a website (including the home page) for a new music artist. If working as part of a group, no more than two students are permitted to produce four pages each. For this production topic, it is recommended the students work individually.

Key Concepts underpinning = Media Language, Institution, Audience and Representation.

Structure

  • Individual Planning & Research: LOW,...
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Induction Resources & Activities »

Rob Miller | Monday September 30, 2013

Categories: Courses, A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, AQA AS, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Media Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Media Studies, Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Firsts, BTEC Firsts, GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Getting Started in Media, Intro to Media Audiences, Intro to Media Institutions, Intro to Media Languages, Intro to Media Representations, Key Concepts, Intro to Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Staffroom, Induction, Training & Revision, Hot Entries

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Welcome to MediaEdu’s Induction Resources and Activities – please find below a suggested approach introducing GCSE, AS and BTEC students to studying the Media. Schemes of Work and assessment deadlines are tight these days but there is always/should always be an Induction Week when the learners can grapple with the fundamentals of the subject.

What happens next?, media charades, hangman and decorating the...

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Sherlock Holmes Case Study »

Rob Miller | Monday September 16, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action, Action Adventure, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries

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Institutional Factors

Sherlock Holmes was released on 26th December 2009 (Boxing Day) maximising chances of commercial success by exhibiting the film during a time when cinema admissions are higher than the rest of the year – young cinemagoers are on school holiday and benefitted from the 12A certification (PG13 in the US). Sherlock Holmes is based on the character of the same name created by the prolific writer...

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Casino Royale Case Study »

Rob Miller | Monday September 16, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action, Action Adventure, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, iRevise, GCSE Action Adventure, TV & Radio Comedy, Hot Entries

Institutional Factors

Casino Royale, the 21st Bond film arguably rebooted the James Bond franchise and has been discussed as ‘the best’, if not one of the best films in the James Bond series of 23 films (September 2013). English actor Daniel Craig appeared in his first outing as the British secret agent after securing the role in part on the strength of his performance as an unnamed businessmen turned gangster in the British crime thriller...

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Angry Birds Independent Video Games Case Study »

Rob Miller | Monday September 16, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Games, Computer Games, Video Games, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Integration, New Technologies, Synergy, Hot Entries

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Independent Games Production and Distribution - An Institutional Context

Games like Angry Birds have become a cultural phenomenon – the game is deliberately simplistic and primarily targets a female demographic. It has benefited from the current (late August 2013) fragmentation of the computer game industry into a multi-platform marketplace where more mainstream, high profile so-called Triple A games like Call of...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies 2-Year Scheme of Work »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy, Hot Entries

Overview

  • GCSE Media Studies Overview

Scheme

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies 2 Year SOW.doc

Concepts

  • Media Language, Forms and Conventions (Film Language, Genre, Narrative)
  • Representation
  • Audiences (Targeting, Appeals / Pleasures, Positioning)
  • Institution
  • Analysis, Production, Evaluation
  • Research and Planning, Production, Evaluation

Skills

  • Textual Analysis, Communication Skills, Note Taking, Group Work, Identifying & Understanding Action Adventure...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies 1-Year Scheme of Work »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries

Overview

  • GCSE Media Studies Overview

Scheme

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies 1 Year SOW.doc

Concepts

  • Media Language, Forms and Conventions (Film Language, Genre, Narrative)
  • Representation
  • Audiences (Targeting, Appeals / Pleasures, Positioning)
  • Institution
  • Analysis, Production, Evaluation
  • Research and Planning, Production, Evaluation

Skills

  • Textual Analysis, Communication Skills, Note Taking, Group Work, Identifying & Understanding Action Adventure...
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New To Media Studies CPD »

Richard Gent | Wednesday June 19, 2013

Categories: Consultancy, Media Studies Consultancy, Teaching & Learning Consultancy, Courses, A Level, AQA A Level, OCR A Level, WJEC A Level, Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, OCR Nationals, Firsts, GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, KS3, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Staffroom, Training & Revision, Hot Entries, Workshops, MediaEdu Student & Teacher Workshops, Teaching & Learning Workshops

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Our onsite courses are ideal for staff new to the subject, PGCE and NQTs or existing teachers with that familiar story we have heard many times before – ‘You teach English, can you introduce and run Media Studies in September?’….

Edusites offer half or full day courses that can take you though the fundamentals of the subject, tailored to your chosen exam board which we are also happy to advise on. You tell...

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Planning For The Year Ahead CPD »

Richard Gent | Wednesday June 19, 2013

Categories: Consultancy, Media Studies Consultancy, Teaching & Learning Consultancy, Courses, A Level, AQA A Level, OCR A Level, WJEC A Level, Nationals, BTEC Nationals, OCR Nationals, Firsts, GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, KS3, Diploma, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Staffroom, Training & Revision, Hot Entries, Workshops, MediaEdu Student & Teacher Workshops, Teaching & Learning Workshops

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We understand structuring and planning for GCSE, AS, A2 and BTEC courses can be daunting. Let Edusites take you through the whole year and bespoke schemes of work to your institution, allocate human resources, help you timetable access to production resources, schedule internal assessment timescales for both controlled assessment and coursework and ensure that unit and course guides reflect the potential of the...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Clips »

Laura Curran | Thursday March 28, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Comedy Clips

A League of Their Own

The Catherine Tate Show

Friends

Peter Kay -...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise »

Laura Curran | Thursday March 28, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips
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Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise

Learning Objective...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 8: The Quality of an Answer »

Laura Curran | Thursday March 28, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer

Learning Objective - To be able to...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes »

Laura Curran | Thursday March 28, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes

Learning Objective - To understand how to compare comedy...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research »

Laura Curran | Wednesday March 27, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research

Learning Objective - To research a comedy programme of...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 4: Audience Pleasures »

Laura Curran | Wednesday March 27, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure

Learning Objective - To understand the term ‘audience pleasure’...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 3: Scheduling »

Laura Curran | Tuesday March 26, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 3: Scheduling

Learning Objective -To understand a range of scheduling terms and...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 2: Channelling »

Laura Curran | Tuesday March 26, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 2: Channelling

Learning Objective - To understand how channels create an image or...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Lesson 1: Programme Types »

Laura Curran | Tuesday March 26, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE

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Guide Navigation

  1. Lesson 1: Programme Types
  2. Lesson 2: Channelling
  3. Lesson 3: Scheduling
  4. Lesson 4: Audience Pleasure
  5. Lesson 5: Case Study - Celebrity Juice
  6. Lesson 6: Comedy Programme Research
  7. Lesson 7: Comparing Programmes
  8. Lesson 8: Understanding the Quality of an Answer
  9. Lesson 9: Additional Research and Practise
  10. Related Clips

Lesson 1: Programme Types

Learning Objective - To understand how programmes differ in style...

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Creating Film Projects Guide »

Richard Gent | Monday March 04, 2013

Categories: Courses, A Level, Nationals, OCR Nationals, Firsts, GCSE, KS3, Diploma, Film, Film Language, Key Concepts, Media Language, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, Production Zone, Video Production, Skills, Video Camera Skills, Hot Entries

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This brand new, colourful, jargon free guide will take you on a step-by-step journey, enabling groups or individuals to create films of their own. This guide is specifically designed for new film makers and is written by Lizzie Sykes, Senior Lecturer in TV Production at Bournemouth University and a community film maker with over 15 years’ experience. 

The aim of the guide is to provide its readers with the information they need to make key...

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Gaming Quiz »

Rob Miller | Wednesday February 20, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, AQA GCSE, Games, Computer Games, Machinima, Video Games, Timeline, iRevise, GCSE Gaming, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Hot Entries

  1. Open Gaming Quiz
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Magazines Quiz »

Rob Miller | Tuesday February 19, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, iRevise, GCSE Magazines, Magazines, Gossip Magazines, Listings Magazines, Masculinity in Men's Magazines, Online Magazines, Teenage & Lifestyle Magazines, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Hot Entries

  1. Open Magazines Quiz
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TV Crime Drama Quiz »

Rob Miller | Monday February 18, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, iRevise, GCSE Crime Drama, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Television, Television Crime Drama, Hot Entries

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TV Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Monday February 18, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, iRevise, GCSE Action Adventure, TV & Radio Comedy, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Television, Television Comedy, Television Situation Comedy, Hot Entries

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Radio Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Friday February 15, 2013

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Action Adventure Film Quiz »

Rob Miller | Thursday February 14, 2013

Categories: Courses, GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action, Action Adventure, iRevise, GCSE Action Adventure, TV & Radio Comedy, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Hot Entries

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