A2 Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

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

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415457335

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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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. Especially designed to be user-friendly, As Media Studies. The Essential Introduction for AQA includes activities, key terms, case studies, sample exam questions and over 100 images.
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AS Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

Author: Peter Wall,Philip Rayner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135867356

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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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.
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Media Studies

The Essential Resource

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Abigail Gardner,Philip Rayner,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136259872

Category: Social Science

Page: 314

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Bringing together key writings with original textbook material, the second edition of Media Studies: The Essential Resource explains central perspectives and concepts within Media Studies. Readers are introduced to a range of writing on media topics promoting an understanding of the subject from both contemporary and historical perspectives. The text is split into three parts covering Analysis and Perspectives, Media Audiences and Ecologies and Creativities. The key areas of study are discussed, with accessible readings from essential theoretical texts and fully supported with an author commentary. Theoretical perspectives are used to analyse contemporary media forms and activities direct students to interrogate readings further and apply their learning. Encouraging critical and analytical study, Media Studies: The Essential Resource helps students to understand the main theories and theorists within Media Studies.
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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: 242

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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.
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AS Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for WJEC

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

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136706445

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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This full colour, highly illustrated textbook is designed to support students through their WJEC AS in Media Studies. Individual chapters cover the following key areas: Textual Analysis: Visual, Technical and Audio codes Textual Analysis: Narrative and Genre Codes Approaches to Representation Approaches to Audience Response Case Studies on Representation and Audience: Gender, Age, Ethnicity, Identity, Events and Issues Passing MS1: Media Representations and Receptions Production Work, Evaluation and report Specially designed to be user-friendly, AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for WJEC includes activities, key terms, case studies and sample exam questions. It introduces the course, tackles useful approaches to study, key content covered in the specification, and guides the student in approaching and planning the exam and production work through analysis, prompts and activities.
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AS Communication Studies

The Essential Introduction

Author: Andrew Beck,Peter Bennett,Peter Wall

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415331180

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

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In full colour throughout and featuring new case studies, this fully revised and updated edition of the best-selling AS Communication Studies covers all aspects of Communication Studies for students of the AS and A Level AQA syllabus. The authors, who are experienced teachers and examiners, introduce students step-by-step to the main forms of communication - verbal, non-verbal, intrapersonal and group; they provide guidance on developing effective communication skills and advise on how these skills can be used to prepare for examinations. Individual chapters cover: * studying communication * effective communication * text and meanings in communication * communication practice * themes in personal communication * using communication skills to pass exams. AS Communication Studiescovers every part of an introductory Communication Studies course and includes several useful features and study aids, including: * activities for the classroom and practical assignments for individual study * worked examination questions * suggestions for further reading * glossary of key terms * case studies showing how theoretical concepts can be applied in everyday situations.
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As Communication and Culture

The Essential Introduction

Author: Peter Bennett,Jerry Slater

Publisher: Essentials

ISBN: 9780415455121

Category: Social Science

Page: 331

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AS communication studies / Andrew Beck, Peter Bennett, Peter Wall. 2nd ed. 2005.
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A2 Communication and Culture

The Essential Introduction

Author: Peter Bennett,Jerry Slater

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415471602

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 330

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A2 Communication and Culture: The Essential Introduction features over 100 colour images, contemporary case studies and examples. The authors introduce students to the skills of reading communication texts and understanding the link between communication and culture, as well as taking students through the tasks expected of them to pass the AQA exam. The book is supplemented with a website at www.alevelcommculture.co.uk featuring additional activities and resources. Areas covered include: theoretical approaches key concepts spaces and places fictions objects of desire cultural sites: intersections the A2 examination communication and culture in practice: A2 coursework A2 coursework samples.
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A2 film studies

the essential introduction

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Freddie Gaffney,John White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415399579

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 348

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Building on the groundwork laid by the AS Film Studies syllabus, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introductionintroduces students to the diversity of cinematic styles and to different film cultures as well as positioning film within wider political, cultural and artistic debates. The book is designed to support students through the transition from a focus on textual analysis to the consideration of the wider contexts that inform any study of Film. Individual chapters cover the following key areas: The Small Scale Research Project Practical Application of Learning Studies in World Cinema The Film Text and Spectator Producers and Audiences “ Issues and Debates Messages and Values “ Critical Approaches Specially designed to be user-friendly, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introductionincludes: activities sample exam questions further reading a glossary of key terms and resources case studies
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