Tuesday, May 25, 2010

GCSE Media - Parent/Student Guide to Exam & Revision

This is the PowerPoint that I used for an Adobe Connect Online Meeting with parents of Y10 GCSE Media Studies students. They have their B323 Textual Analysis (Print Topic) exam on the 25th June.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

GCSE: Getting Prepared For B323: Textual Analysis (Print Topic)

My Year 10 students used Flip cameras today to make videos about what they need to remember for their exam which is coming up on June 25th.  Here are a couple of them:

Please feel free to share and use.  If you have any questions about how the videos were created please comment, email me or tweet me.

Monday, May 17, 2010

A2: G325 - Q1a & Q1b - Round Two

Please respond to the following practice exam questions and submit them for marking on Thursday.

1a. "Post-production is the most significant process in modern media production." Discuss how your own experiences of post-production impacted on your ability to deliver a creatively engaging outcome.

1b. Audiences are at the mercy of media producers."  Explain how your understanding of audience theories influenced and shaped one of your media productions.

Any questions please come and see me or drop me an email.

A2: A Series Of Student Made Presentations on Media Key Concepts

Monday, May 10, 2010

Year 12 and 13 Cover for Monday 10th May

One and all - I'm sorry but I am under the weather and will not be in today.

Year 13, to make up for missing today there will be a lesson this Wednesday P5.

Year 12 I will arrange an extra session for you as well and let you know when that will be.

In the meantine:

Year 13: Continue with your research/revision in to your key conceptual areas and prepare your presentations for Thursday's double lesson. 

Ryan, Lewis and Jamie - you all need to work on your blog today - I can give you 24 hours more to get things looking smarter and then I will have to take what is there as your final work!
Year 12: Please do some revision for your exam.  Watch from 0:33 until 7:02 from the opening of "Kidulthod" - make notes and answer the following question in full please (that means 3/4 sides of writing!)

Dicsuss the way age is represented in the extract considering the use of the following:
  • Camera
  • Editing
  • Sound
  • Mise-en-scene 

Haydn, Shawnee and James - you all need to get your coursework sorted.  You have 24 hours to make sure your blog and evaluation are as they should be or I will mark what's there and you will have to live with the result!

Any problems please e-mail me!

Mr. M.

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Just how fast is Google Chrome?

Google get creative with this piece of advertising for their browser Google Chrome: