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2012 AQA AS Media Studies Scheme of Work

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 13, 2012

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level, AQA AS, Advertising, Viral Advertising, Film, Social Realism, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, New Media, Digital Media, Internet, Social Networking

MEST1/Unit 1 Investigating Media: Section A Texts, Concepts and Contexts

MEST2/Unit 2 Creating Media: Set Brief One - Film (50% of AS)

AS Award 1571 - 32 Week Scheme of Work

Overview

  • AQA A Level Media Studies Overview

Scheme

  • 2012 AQA AS Media Studies SOW.doc

Concepts

  • Media Forms, Representation, Institution, Audience (including media language, genre and narrative)
  • Cross Media Study - Linked Texts (broadcasting, emedia, print)
  • Research, Planning and Responding to a Brief
  • Pre-Production, Planning, Production (broadcasting, emedia, print)
  • Evaluation

Skills

  • Textual analysis, communication skills, responding to stimulus material, identifying and understanding key concepts / contexts across a range of media
  • Understanding Institutions, Platforms, Audiences, Convergence and Technology
  • Primary and secondary research skills, interpretation and response
  • Constructing 2 Media Artefacts using technology - Technical and Creative Skills
  • Self Reflective and Critical Skills

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