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Approaches to Teaching New Spec GCSE Media Studies with Edusites »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday March 10, 2018

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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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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, Eduqas (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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Film Theory and Language »

Nicole Ponsford | Thursday August 23, 2012

Categories: GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, A Level, Eduqas (WJEC) A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Film Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Film Studies , Film, Film Analysis, Film Language, Key Concepts, Media Language, Theory, Apparatus Theory, Audience Theory, Feminist Theory, Formalist Theory, Genre Theory , Marxist Theory, Media Theorists, Postcolonial Theory, Poststructuralist Theory, Psychoanalytic Theory, Queer Theory, Race Theory, Screen Theory, Social Realist Theory, Structuralist Theory

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Apparatus Film Theory

‘Apparatus’ is another word for the means in which a specific production is created. In the case of film / cinema, the film projector and the screen. Apparatus Theory is a model of spectatorship and institutions. It argues that cinema is ideological (based on ideas) because the films are created to represent reality. This means that because film is created to illustrate different ideas, everything has meaning - from the camerawork to the editing. It...

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