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Using Theory in A Level Media Studies »

Antony Bateman | Tuesday January 05, 2016

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, Edexcel A Level, Edexcel A2, OCR A Level, OCR A2, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Media Studies, Key Concepts, Genre, Ideology, Media Language, Representation & Stereotyping, Theory, Application of Theory, Feminist Theory, Gender Theory, Postcolonial Theory, Poststructuralist Theory, Race Theory, Representation Theory, Structuralist Theory

There is a need in Media Studies, like all social sciences and critical subjects, to engage with theory and students should be encouraged to do so in their work. Using a theory is an effective way of a student demonstrating their understanding of the topic under discussion, adding weight to their arguments and undeniably lending gravitas to their answer. A key requirement in a successful Media Studies response is also to provide evidence of the validity of the arguments...

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Using Theory »

Richard Gent | Wednesday December 01, 2010

Categories: Theory, Application of Theory

Source: TRAMA Textiles weaves lives back together, Columbia Missourian

This page, when completed, will provide you with advice on how to use theory in Media Studies.

It will include examples of how theory has been used effectively in students’ responses.

  • texere to weave textum woven fabric

Manasa Vedula’s opening to the article referenced above begins:

COLUMBIA — Two vibrantly dressed, petite Guatemalan women are weaving away on their looms, intricately intermingling...

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