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Richard Gent | Monday September 28, 2009

Categories: Staffroom, Contribute

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Print Production Software »

Richard Gent | Tuesday November 03, 2015

Categories: Community Q&A, Magazine Production, Admin, Staffroom, Contribute

I currently teach OCR Media Studies A Level and we complete the music magazine brief for our Foundation Portfolio. Currently, we use Publisher to produce our magazines and our OCR moderator report has suggested we upgrade our technology. Do you have any experience of InDesign and is it the best software to go for this type of work? I have a limited budget and want to make sure that I am spending it in the correct way. Additionally, if you know of an alternative that you think...

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Film Editing Software »

Richard Gent | Tuesday November 03, 2015

Categories: Community Q&A, Film Editing, Admin, Staffroom, Contribute

We would like to purchase Final Cut for our Mac suite. We have a limited budget. Does anyone know where we can buy this software for about 5 computers and how much it should cost? If not, what would colleagues recommend for Year 13 film editing which is affordable? Many thanks, Rebecca

It is approx. £200 from the Mac App store. If you buy 20+ then it is half price discount. We got 20 for £2000 - a lot of money, but we had the budget last year. So for 5 it would be £1000. If...

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Primary & Secondary Research »

Richard Gent | Monday October 19, 2015

Categories: Community Q&A, Primary & Secondary Research, Admin, Staffroom, Contribute

I was wondering if you could offer me any advice about websites, journals or books that my A2 students can use to support their critical investigation. The exam board has suggested that we need to expand our secondary research away from the internet. Do you have any advice about how they can access more academic resources? Many thanks, Pip

Google Scholar is great for articles on specific subjects in students’ topic areas, even if it is an extract or PDF. Sonia Livingstone’s...

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Richard Gent | Friday March 12, 2010

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