Media Studies for GCSE - Student's Book

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9780007133918: Media Studies for GCSE - Student's Book

A new colour edition of the best-selling GCSE course for the revised AQA (SEG) specification. The course is written by Chief Examiner Peter Wall and provides everything that students need to prepare for Media Studies. This course gives students the best chances of success.

The course gives comprehensive yet reassuring coverage of the requirements for media GCSE. The full range of media is explored with an up-to-date focus on new technologies.
The course gives unequalled support in its approach to case studies, practical production assignments and the controlled test. Key concepts of ‘reading’ different media ‘texts’ are fully explained, demonstrated and reinforced through stimulating examples and activities. The colour format further enhances students’ experience of media studies as an important and increasingly popular area of study at GCSE.
Preparation for the various modes of assessment is a particular strength, with dedicated sections on how to improve students’ skills in tackling the different tests/assignments. The on-line Controlled Test material provides resources which specifically support the year’s test topic.

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What teachers and reviewers say about the first edition:

“Excellent book. Clearly laid out and explained in a way that targets various ability levels.” Media and English teacher, Belfast.

“When I showed the book to a group of GCSE teachers, they agreed that the material was the most useful available…” In the Picture.

“An immensely readable text.” TES.

‘By far the best book for GCSE currently available. Well written, it explains difficult concepts extremely well in an appropriate format for its intended audience.’
(Stephen Dawkins, Lecturer in Media Studies, Park Lane College, Leeds)

‘Excellent – just what we’ve been waiting for.’
(K. Naghten, Head of Media Studies, Chace Community School, Enfield)

‘The book appears to be very comprehensive and detailed. I am delighted at the layout and content.’
(G. Sullivan, Head of Department, La Salle Boys’
School, Belfast)

‘Excellent book. Clearly laid out and explained in a way that targets various ability levels.’
(Grace McCallion, Media and English teacher, St Patrick Boys’
Secondary, Belfast)

‘Effective layout, contemporary examples, good exam section.’
(J. Winney, Head of Media Department, Willington Secondary, Eastbourne)

‘Thorough, logical. Effective, engaging layout; appropriate font size. Information dealt with clearly and crisply. Useful glossary.’
Mrs C. E Morris, Head of Media and Communication Studies, Holyrood School, Chard

‘Clear, simple layout and text, yet informative. Covers the GCSE syllabus and is helpful re: practical productions.’
J. Harper, Teacher, Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke

‘Excellent, good selection of information, organised well.’
Kate Sweeney, Head of Media, Oakbank School, Keighley

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The latest edition of this bestselling course for AQA GCSE

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