AS & A2 Media Studies: The Essential Revision Guide for AQA

Author: Antony Bateman,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Claire Mortimer,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136288120

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 1588

AS & A2 Media Studies: The Essential Revision Guide for AQA is a comprehensively updated new edition offering advice and guidance to help students pass AS and A2 Media Studies. Written by a team of experienced teachers and examiners, the book offers clear and engaging pathways through all the areas covered in the Media Studies curriculum, providing students with: • Revision Activities • Exam Tips and reminders • Definitions of key terms • Past paper questions • References to examiners reports. The authors also offer essential background information to help Media Studies students understand wider contexts and theoretical perspectives, as well as giving the lowdown on how exams are marked, how to manage self-study and approaching final examinations.

A2 Film Studies

The Essential Introduction

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Freddie Gaffney,John White

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113514690X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 480

View: 9686

A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introduction gives students the confidence to tackle every part of the WJEC A2 Level Film Studies course. The authors, who have wide ranging experience as teachers, examiners and authors, introduce students step by step, to the skills involved in the study of film. The second edition has been re-designed and re-written to follow the new WJEC A2 syllabus for 2009 teaching onwards and is supported by a companion website at www.alevelfilmstudies.co.uk offering further advice and activities. There is a chapter for each exam topic including: The small scale research project The creative project Aspects of a national cinema - Bollywood; Iranian; Japanese; and Mexican International Film Styles - German and/or Soviet; Surrealism; Neo-Realism; and New Waves Specialist studies - Urban Stories; and Empowering Women Spectatorship topics - Early cinema before 1917; Documentary; Experimental and expanded film/video; and Popular film and emotional responses The single film critical study - every film covered Specifically designed to be user friendly, the second edition of A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introduction has a new text design to make the book easy to follow, includes more than sixty colour images and is packed with features such as: case studies relevant to the 2009 specification activities on films like All About My Mother, 10, Vertigo and City of God key terms example exam questions suggestions for further reading and website resources. Matched to the current WJEC specification, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introduction covers everything students need to study as part of the course.

Exploring the Media

Text, Industry, Audience

Author: Barbara Connell

Publisher: Auteur Pub

ISBN: 9781906733476

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 277

View: 6542

Featuring the input of highly experienced examiners in media studies, this textbook explores key concepts and develops students' analytical, research and production skills.

A2 Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

Author: Antony Bateman,Peter Bennett,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Jacqui Shirley,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136881301

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 1686

Developing key topics in depth and introducing students to the notion of independent study, this full colour, highly illustrated textbook is designed to support students through the transition from AS to A2 and is the perfect guide for the new AQA A2 Media Studies syllabus. Individual chapters, written by experienced teachers and examiners cover the following key areas: • Introduction: From AS to A2 • Developing Textual Analysis • Critical Perspectives • Issues and Debates: Case Studies • Passing MEST 3: Critical Perspectives • Research and Production Skills • Passing MEST 4: Media Research and Production Specially designed to be user-friendly, A2 Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA includes activities, key terms, case studies, sample exam questions and over 100 images.

AS Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

Author: Peter Wall,Philip Rayner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135867356

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

View: 9397

AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA is fully revised for the current specification with full colour throughout, over 100 images, new case studies and examples. The authors introduce students step-by-step to the skills of reading media texts, and address key concepts such as genre, representation, media institutions and media audiences as well as taking students through the tasks expected of them to pass the AQA AS Media Studies exam. The book is supplemented with a companion website at www.asmediastudies.co.uk featuring additional activities and resources, further new case studies such as music and sport, clear instructions on producing different media, quizzes and tests. Areas covered include: an introduction to studying the media the key concepts across print, broadcast and e-media media institutions audiences and the media case studies such as Heroes, Nuts, and The Daily Mail guided textual analysis of real media on the website and within the book research and how to do it preparing for exams a production guide and how to respond to a brief. AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA clearly guides students through the course and gives them the tips they need to become proficient media producers as well as media analysts.

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies

Author: Joy White,Chris Owens,Ed Pawson

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471867625

Category: Religion

Page: 384

View: 2412

Bring out the best in every student, enabling them to develop in-depth subject knowledge with this accessible and engaging Student's Book, created for the 2016 specification by a team of subject specialists and the leading Religious Studies publisher. - Helps students of all abilities fulfil their potential and increase their understanding through clear, detailed explanations of the key content and concepts - Motivates students to build and cement their knowledge and skills using a range of imaginative, innovative activities that support learning and revision - Provides a variety of quotes from sources of authority that students can draw on to enhance their responses and extend their learning - Encourages students to make links between the world religions and philosophical and ethical issues so they develop a holistic view of religion in modern Britain - Prepares students for examination with a rich bank of exam-style questions, guidance on how to improve responses and student-friendly assessment criteria - Enables you to teach unfamiliar topics and systematic studies confidently with clear explanations of Christian, Catholic Christian, Islamic and Judaic beliefs and practices, verified by faith organisations WJEC Eduqas GCSE RS Component 1: Religious, philosophical and ethical studies in the Modern World 1 Issues of Relationship 2 Issues of Life and Death 3 Issues of Good and Evil 4 Issues of Human Rights Component 2: 5 Beliefs and teachings 6 Christianity: Practices Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Islam 7 Islam: Beliefs and teachings 8 Islam: Practices Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Judaism 9 Judaism: Beliefs and teachings 10 Judaism: Practices

Media Studies

Theories and Approaches

Author: Dan Laughey

Publisher: Oldacastle Books

ISBN: 1842434063

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

View: 6897

With TV, internet, phone, radio, movies, music, magazines, and newspapers—just to name a few—how does one begin to understand today’s all-embracing media culture? In this book, all the key issues and debates in media studies are covered in a lively and accessible style, including the main features of global media corporations and approaches to the study of media effects, consumer power, celebrity, journalism, and new media. From surveillance to simulation, genre to gender, political economy to the postmodern, the reader will be guided through a matrix of intellectual endeavor on all media matters. Whether for a student, researcher, or practitioner, this handy reference guide offers a journey through a complex but fascinating subject.

Revision Express AS and A2 Media Studies

Author: Jacquie Bennett,Ken Hall,Philip Holmes

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781408206614

Category: Mass media

Page: 200

View: 1196

With its succinct, focussed and easy-to-follow approach covering both AS and A2, Revision Express is the fast and effective route to exam success. This new edition has been fully revised and updated for the new A-levels.

A Level Film Studies

Author: Tanya Jones,Peter Fraser

Publisher: Hodder Murray

ISBN: 9780340885918

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 344

View: 2583

'A Level Film Studies' explores each unit discretely so students can progress easily from AS to A2. Lively, up-to-date case studies and exercises appear throughout, drawing on a wide range of material from Mission Impossible II to Birth of a Nation.

Aqa Media Studies A2

Author: Elspeth Stevenson,Maggie Andrews

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780748798162

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 1425

AQA Media Studies is the only set of resources to have been developed with and exclusively endorsed by AQA, making them the first choice to support the new AQA specification for AS and A2. This textbook provides all the required content and support for student and teacher. Short, focused activities reinforce learning, increase knowledge and skills, help develop critical understanding of the media and highlight the importance of terminology and key terms. With a range of truly blended resources, AQA Media Studies offers complete coverage and support through a variety of printed and electronic media. Get the most from your AQA Media Studies A2 Studenta s Book with blended online resources delivered via kerboodle! You can personalise your studentsa learning and track their progress online, whilst giving them the benefit of 24-hour access. Additional Information: Analysis and Discussion Tools Videos Revision Quizzes Exam Question Practice... and much, much more!

AS and A2 Media Studies: the Essential Revision Guide for AQA

Author: Antony Bateman,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Claire Mortimer,Peter Wall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415533935

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

View: 9817

AS & A2 Media Studies: The Essential Revision Guide for AQA is a comprehensively updated new edition offering advice and guidance to help students pass AS and A2 Media Studies. Written by a team of experienced teachers and examiners, the book offers clear and engaging pathways through all the areas covered in the Media Studies curriculum, providing students with: • Revision Activities • Exam Tips and reminders • Definitions of key terms • Past paper questions • References to examiners reports. The authors also offer essential background information to help Media Studies students understand wider contexts and theoretical perspectives, as well as giving the lowdown on how exams are marked, how to manage self-study and approaching final examinations.

WJEC AS Chemistry

Author: Peter Blake,Elfed Charles,Kathryn Foster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780956840172

Category: Chemistry

Page: 119

View: 7434

Endorsed by WJEC, and written by a team of experienced senior examiners this is the only study and revision guide that precisely matches the WJEC AS Chemistry course. It contains essential course notes, revision advice, and examiner tips on how to boost grades as well as a Q&A section with model student answers, examiner commentaries and marks.