Key Concepts and Skills for Media Studies (Hodder Arnold Publication)

Key Concepts and Skills for Media Studies (Hodder Arnold Publication)

by VivienneClark (Author), EileenLewis (Author), JamesBaker (Author)

Synopsis

This is the perfect book for today's media studies student. It provides a solid foundation for all students embarking on post-16 Media courses and introduces students to all explanations, definitions and demonstrations of key concept areas. The essential media skils of textual analysis, production and evaluation are also introduced.Written by three experienced media teachers and examiners, it enables students to master the key concepts and skills involved and shows how they can be applied to the assessment topics and areas of study within the specification in a 'hands-on' and accessible way. It contains chapters on the Key Concepts;How to Read A Media Text; Case Studies; Production Skills and Study Skills etc., supported by revision tips, glossaries of key terms, useful contacts, research sources and activities. Between them, the writers have many years' experience teaching and writing about Media Studies, teacher training, as well as senior examining experience for several national awarding bodies.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 212
Publisher: Hodder Education
Published: 29 Nov 2002

ISBN 10: 0340807849
ISBN 13: 9780340807842

Media Reviews
A book that offers so many examples of outstanding student work cannot be anything other than appealing and, ultimately, probably very effective Times Educational Supplement
Author Bio
Vivienne Clark - Head of Film & Media Studies, Ravens Wood School, Kent; Advanced Skills Teacher; Associate Tutor of the British Film Institute; freelance writer, teacher trainer and Principal Examiner A level Media studies for a major examining board. James Baker - Head of Media Studies, Hurtwood House, Surrey; Senior Examiner A level Media Studies for a major examining board; freelance writer. Eileen Lewis - Media Studies teacher, Maidstone Boys' Grammar School; Chief Examiner of GCSE MEdia Studies; Assistant Examiner A level Media Studies for a major examining board; freelance writer and teacher trainer.