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UNIT 3 & 4 MEDIA ORIENTATION NOTES TUESDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2013 10:50am-12:30pm Teacher- Frances Prescott
Aims of today’s session: 0 Warm up activity 0 Unit 3 /4 outline of outcomes 0 Assessment overview 0 Holiday homework 0 Communication
Warm up activity This simple activity is always fun, and helps the group and teacher get to know more about each other. There are always surprises. Activity: 0 Everyone to write on a piece of paper 3 things about themselves which may not be known to the others in the group. 2 are true and 1 is not. 0 Taking turns read out the three ‘facts’ about themselves and the rest of the group votes which are true and false. 0 Please write your name and (True)T or (False) F at the end of the activity and collect for Ms Prescott.
Unit 3 Outline Learning Summary: The purpose of this unit is to enable students to develop an understanding of production and story elements and to recognise the role and significance of narrative organisation in fictional film, radio or television programs. In this context students also consider how production and story elements structure narratives to engage an audience. Students also develop practical skills through undertaking exercises related to aspects of the design and production process. They design a media production for a specific media form with the relevant specifications presented as a written planning document with visual representations. …what will Unit 3 be about?
Unit 3 Outcomes Outcome 1: On completion of this unit the student should be able to analyse the nature and function of production and story elements in fictional media texts and discuss how combinations of these elements structure the narrative to engage an audience. Outcome 2: On completion of this unit the student should be able to use a range of technical equipment, applications and media processes to present ideas, achieve effects and explore aesthetic qualities in production design plan specification areas appropriate to a media form. Outcome 3: On completion of this unit the student should be able to prepare a media production design plan incorporating the specifications appropriate for the chosen media product.
Unit 4 Outline Learning Summary: The purpose of this unit is to enable students to further develop practical skills in the production of media products and to realise a production design. Organisational and creative skills are refined and applied throughout this process. In this unit students also analyse the ways in which media texts are shaped by social values and the influence of social values in the representations and structure of a media text. The role and influence of the media is also critically analysed in this unit. …what will Unit 4 be about?
Unit 4 Outcomes Outcome 1: On completion of this unit the student should be able to produce a media product for an identified audience from the media production design plan prepared by the student in Unit 3. Outcome 2: On completion of this unit the student should be able to discuss the ways in which social values shape the content of media texts and analyse how social values are reflected in a text. Outcome 3: On completion of this unit the student should be able to discuss theories of media influence and analyse debates about the nature and extent of media influence.
Task 1. ‘Thinking about your major media project for 2014’ You must complete the questions provided to you by Mr Shadur. Task 2. Heinemann Media Ch. 6 Narrative, read pages 125 - 135, complete learning activities on pages 127,129, and131.
Communication Preferred methods: 1. Staff Room Location: B7 2. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@edumail.vic.gov.au Alternate methods: Compass: as above via Compass Facebook: A group will be set up by ‘Teacher-Frances Prescott’ to discuss course matters. Moodle: via messages