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Approaches to Teaching New Spec GCSE Media Studies with Edusites »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday March 10, 2018

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, Advertising, Collective Identity, Games, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Intro to Media Institutions, Intro to Media Languages, Intro to Media Representations, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Production, Regulation, Representation & Stereotyping, Typeface & Typography, Understanding Media, Magazines, Music, New Media, News, New Spec, Posters, Print, Production Zone, Radio, Television, Theory, Feminist Theory, Gender Theory, Genre Theory , Media Theorists, Queer Theory, Race Theory, Representation Theory, Semiotic Theory, Website Analysis

Commencing 2017 for 2019 Assessment

Each term we provide a Core Unit, with an Exam Specific Section (Close or Set Study Products), and a Non Examined Assessment (NEA) Section based on the Department for Education Media Studies A Level subject content.

Our GCSE Units begin at Unit 1 in Term 1 and continue to Unit 6 in Term 6.

The four areas of this theoretical framework, are:

  • Media Language: how the media through their forms, codes and conventions communicate meanings
  • ...
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WJEC Level 1/2 Creative & Media Unit 3o: Skills Development in Print Media Production »

Rob Miller | Saturday July 25, 2015

Categories: Certificates, WJEC Certificates, Key Concepts, Digital Graphics, Audience, Hot Entries, Magazines, Magazine Design, Posters, Poster Design, Print, Print Advertising, Print Media Production, Production Zone, Print Production, Skills, Graphic Design, Mood Board, Software, InDesign, Photoshop

Associated Resources

  • Magazine Double Page Spread Flat Plan.pdf

Introduction

This is a practical, portfolio based unit where you produce work based on tasks that is graded:

  • Pass
  • Merit
  • Distinction

Print Media Production links to the Graphic Design industry sector - some Graphic Designers have an Art background, some do not but visual and creative skills are important.

You may be the type of Graphic Designer who drafts everything on a computer, which means good IT skills...

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WJEC Level 1/2 Creative & Media Unit 2: Creating an Outcome in Response to a Brief »

Rob Miller | Thursday July 16, 2015

Categories: Certificates, WJEC Certificates, Key Concepts, Digital Graphics, Distribution, Media Language, Production, Hot Entries, Other Topics, Blogs, Posters, Print, Print Advertising, Production Zone, New Media Production, Skills, Key Tutorials, Mind Mapping, Mood Board, Script Writing, Software, Visualisation Diagrams

Introduction

Welcome to the second Creative and Media unit (Unit 1 is an exam you take in March based on a Brief sent to your school/college in December).

This vocational course is designed for applied, creative learners who like to learn by doing – in this unit we are developing materials in response to a Brief (an outcome).

Some brilliant work has been developed in response to commissions and briefs in the creative and media sectors – this is your chance! See Brief...

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AQA 7572 A Level Media Studies Unit 9 Media Audience+ SOL Teacher »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday June 21, 2015

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Audience, Magazines, Music, News, Posters, Print, Radio, Television, Theory, Media Theorists

The assumption of all of the New Specification Edusites units is that the Online Lesson-by-Lesson Slides and the Teacher Scheme of Learning are interlinked – any confusion with one is resolved by reading it in conjunction with the other.

Lesson 1: Introducing Key Ideas

Slides 1-19

Objectives

  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about audience as part of the Core Framework
  • Learning : To build ideas of how to consider the impact of media on audience
  • Understanding : To develop...
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OCR H409 A Level Media Studies Unit 9 Media Audience+ SOL Teacher »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday June 21, 2015

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Audience, Magazines, Music, New Media, News, Print, Radio, Television, Theory, Media Theorists

The assumption of all of the New Specification Edusites units is that the Online Lesson-by-Lesson Slides and the Teacher Scheme of Learning are interlinked – any confusion with one is resolved by reading it in conjunction with the other.

Lesson 1: Introducing Key Ideas

Slides 1-19

Objectives

  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about audience as part of the Core Framework
  • Learning : To build ideas of how to consider the impact of media on audience
  • Understanding : To develop...
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Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Media Studies Unit 9 Media Audience+ SOL Teacher »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday June 20, 2015

Categories: A Level, Eduqas (WJEC) A Level, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Understanding Media, Magazines, Music, New Media, News, Posters, Print, Radio, Television, Theory, Media Theorists, Website Analysis

The assumption of all of the New Specification Edusites units is that the Online Lesson-by-Lesson Slides and the Teacher Scheme of Learning are interlinked – any confusion with one is resolved by reading it in conjunction with the other.

Lesson 1: Introducing Key Ideas

Slides 1-19

Objectives

  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about audience as part of the Core Framework
  • Learning : To build ideas of how to consider the impact of media on audience
  • Understanding : To develop...
[ read full article ] »

WJEC GCSE Print and TV Advertising Glossary of Terms »

Rob Miller | Tuesday April 14, 2015

Categories: GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Advertising, TV Advertising, Hot Entries, Print, Print Advertising

Advertising copy: The advertising content of printed media e.g. magazines or newspapers.

Editorial copy: The non-advertising content of printed media.

Marketing: Including the 4ps (product, price, placement and promotion) - marketing is the umbrella term that advertising is a part of.

Advertising: The physical communication of making an audience aware of a brand.

Product: An object being sold e.g. trainers.

Brand: The image, name and identity of an object e.g. Nike...

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WJEC Print and TV Advertising Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 07, 2015

Categories: GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Advertising, TV Advertising, Hot Entries, Print, Print Advertising, Television, Television Advertising

  • Edusites Media provides visually dynamic, interactive Starter, Booster and Revision Courses on Print and TV Advertising dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • All key examination areas and potential areas of questioning will be covered including practical activities – use your chance to significantly raise attainment.
  • The day can be split evenly between 3 hours understanding Print Advertising and 3 hours understanding Television Advertising including...
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New Spec GCSE Media Studies »

Richard Gent | Saturday March 01, 2014

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, Collective Identity, Representation of Age, Representation of Sexuality, Representation of Women, Representation of Youth, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Representations, Representation & Stereotyping, Magazines, Music, New Media, News, Print, Television, Theory, Feminist Theory, Gender Theory, Genre Theory , Media Theorists, Queer Theory, Representation Theory

New Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE Media Studies Resources

  • New Specification Unit 1 of 6 Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE Media Studies Media Language
  • New Specification Unit 2 of 6 Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE Media Studies Representation
  • New Specification Unit 3 of 6 Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE Media Studies Audience*

(Coming end April - we have delayed publishing to ensure our materials are in line with recent exam board specification updates)