Year 11 Media Production & Analysis Unit 1 & 2

Course Outline 2019

 

Week Content Assessment

Term 1

1

Establish unit: Content: concepts, outcomes, referencing, grade descriptors, journals, portfolio, program, assessment.

Media Concepts

⦿ Evolution of media technologies

⦿ Codes & conventions used to construct meaning

⦿ Realism in fictional narratives

⦿ Comparing commercial and non commercial media

 
2

Stereotypes and Subcultures

⦿ The process of constructing representations

⦿ Linking representations to the values of mainstream and subcultural audiences

⦿ The effect of using stereotypes

⦿ Representation of subcultures

⦿ Particular subcultures media preferences

 
3

Stars and Celebrities

⦿ Impact of technologies on popular media

⦿ Linking stars and celebrities to value systems

⦿ Marketing strategies which appeal to specific audiences

⦿ Investigating and analysing media

 
4

Richard Dyer star theory.

⦿ The process of constructing representations

⦿ Linking representations to the values of mainstream and subcultural audiences

⦿ How meaning is encoded by the producer and decoded by audiences

Give Response Task 1 

 
5-7 Production Task 2: Production of Reality TV or Music Video Due: Response Task 1. Stars and Celebrities.
8-9 Production  
10 Complete Task 3 Response Due: Task 3 Written Response: Music Video

Term 2

1

Task 2: Production – filming, editing and production  
2 Task 4: Short answer questions Due: Task 4 Written Response short answer questions
3 Complete final editing, peer review ready for submission Due: Production Task 2: Reality TV/ Music Video
4 Review exam material.  
5-6 Exam Task 5 Exam 20%
7 Review exam and grades.  
8-9 Task 6: Production of a documentary  
10 Photojournalism.   

Term 3

1-4

Give Response Task 7: Photojournalism    
5 TV News, Current Affairs and Institutions.  
6

Complete Response Task 7: Photojournalism.

Begin Response Task 8: News

Due: Task 7 – Report Photojournalism
7-8 Post Production: Task 6 Due Due: Task 6 – Production Documentary
9 Response Task 8: News Due Due: Task 8: Written Response News/Current Affairs

Term 4

1-2

Response Task 9: Extended response Due: Written Response Task 9- Extended question
3-4 Exam Revision  
5-6 Exam Due Task 10: Exam

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