NCEA Level 2 Media Studies 201

MED201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Neal

Media Studies 201:
The course aims to build on the skills developed in Level 1 Media Studies and to enable you to understand, question and contribute to the constant flow of media messages around you. We will analyse the codes and conventions used in film, advertising, television and the Internet and how audiences interact with media texts. You will use this knowledge to shoot and edit a music video.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Media Studies 301

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Purchasing an 8GB SD card is advised.


Recommended Prior Learning

Preferred: at least 12 credits from Media 101. Credits from English 101 will be considered, but these should include creative and formal writing. Students will need to be able to respond in various formats to a variety of media texts.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91249 v3 Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91250 v3 Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91251 v5 Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91252 v2 Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91255 v3 Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
3w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

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