Hodder Education
WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book – Revised Edition
Hayley Sheard
WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book – Revised Edition
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The popular WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specifications. It covers the new set products for assessment from 2021 and includes the new set products added for assessment in 2024.
Endorsed by WJEC/Eduqas, this accessible and engaging resource will support students through their GCSE Media Studies course.
The Revised Edition provides:
- New examples of contemporary media products across a range of forms.
- Updated sections on media contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
- Up-to-date statistics and information about media industries and audiences.
- New activities to reinforce students' knowledge and understanding.
- Up-to-date information about the exam components including practice questions to help students with the skills they need for assessment.
- Highly visual and engaging design.
- Detailed coverage of all areas of the specification, supported by highly illustrated examples.
- Exploration of the theoretical framework of Media Studies, applied to a range of media forms and products.
- A dedicated chapter on the Non-Exam Assessment element of the specification providing clear guidance on how students will be assessed.
- Exam guidance chapter to introduce students to practice questions and the assessment objectives.
- A variety of activities and extension tasks to help students broaden their knowledge and understanding and encourage independent learning.

Language
English
ISBN
9781913963866
Cover
Title Page
Copyright
Contents
Introduction
How to Use this Book
What is Expected from You
The WJEC GCSE Media Studies Specification
1 The Media Studies Theoretical Framework
Overview
Media Language
Representation
Media Industries
Audiences
Contexts
2 The Media Studies Specification
Overview
Media Forms
Contexts
Theories
Skills
The Components of the Media Studies Specification
3 Component 1: Exploring the Media
Overview
Section A: Exploring Media Language and Representation
Section B: Exploring Media Industries and Audiences
4 Assessment of Component 1: Exploring the Media
How Will I Be Assessed?
5 Component 2: Understanding Media Forms and Products
Overview
Introduction to Analysing Audio-Visual Products
Section A: Television
Section B: Music Video and Online Media
6 Assessment of Component 2: Understanding Media Forms and Products
How Will I Be Assessed?
7 Component 3: Creating Media Products
Overview
Non-Exam Assessment
8 Component 3: Completing the Cover Sheet and Statement of Aims
Section A: Details of Your Production
Section B: Statement of Aims
9 Examination Preparation
Component 1: Exploring the Media
Component 2: Understanding Media Forms and Products
10 Quick Guide to Theoretical Perspectives
Media Language
Representation
Audience
Glossary
Answers to Quickfire Questions
Index
Acknowledgements
Backcover
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