10MED

Year 10 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Dower-Cruden

This course introduces students to basic media concepts such as close reading, narrative study and media production. You will make an advertisement and a newspaper, using visual and verbal techniques to construct and deconstruct a variety of media texts. This course is a good introduction to the media, leading towards a possible study of Media in Years 11, 12 and 13.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT:
Practical Assessment, written tests and visual portfolio.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90989 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 3
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 3

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