11MD1

11 Media Studies 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Allen

Students will:

• Examine how the media represents different groups of people
• Study a specific film genre
• Learn the skills of close reading of media texts so they can respond to the products of others as well as their own
• Apply the knowledge they have gained about media conventions and technology and plan and create their own media production


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

11MD1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $5
A suitable laptop for editing video is recommended but no compulsory

Prerequisites

Students who wish to take the course in Year 11 should have achieved at least 65 Academic Graduation Points taken from the Year 10 English course,
including at least an ‘Achieved’ grade or higher in the end of year English Exam


OR HoD Media Studies approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90994 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90993 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90992 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90990 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 3