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The Four Media Studies Key Concepts
These four ideas or concepts are at the core of your course and will, eventually, come to be at the core of all the many analyses and discussions of media texts you carry out. You’ll be covering each one in increasing detail over the next two years of your course but, for the next few lessons, there’ll be just a brief introduction.
Any media product, such...[ read full article ] »
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The BTEC First is a great qualification that will prepare you for the world of work or further study.
You will learn how to use software and hardware that is used in digital media industries – by photographers, editors, sound recordists, web designers and games designers.
Have a look at the following 10 steps to success in Creative Digital Media Production.
But first – you need to understand about the digital media industry and audiences – every media...[ read full article ] »
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This BTEC portfolio assessed unit allows you to develop your creativity and is all about communicating your ideas for a new digital media product to an audience.
Use this guide in conjunction with a lesson plan on Edusites Media that your teachers may also use. It’s always interesting to see how both students and teachers approach tasks from each side of the fence!
You only need to develop ideas, and plan the production of a digital media product from one...[ read full article ] »
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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 classroom are tried and tested and still...[ read full article ] »
Analysing Media Texts Using Semiotics
Semiotics is a way of analysing any media text to uncover the ways it creates meaning for its target audience. Some key terms in semiotics are sign, code, denotation and connotation.
Media texts, like the magazine ad on the right (from a charity’s campaign against verbal abuse), can be made powerful and compelling.
If you’ve been to any recent film at a multiplex cinema with an ultra-wide screen and surround Dolby 5.1 sound,...[ read full article ] »