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1st Edition

The Media Studies Book
A Guide for Teachers

Edited By

David Lusted

ISBN 9780415014618
Published October 10, 1991 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

Introducing media criticism as well as teaching about the media, in inter-disciplinary and 'across the curriculum' teaching, this is the first critical reference book on the important curriculum initiatives taking place in media education. The core of the book is a collection of essays on key concepts from media studies, including 'language', 'narrative', 'institution', 'audience', 'representation', and 'the production process'. Written by teachers for teachers, these essays organise ideas through classroom activities, with a full listing of teaching materials , resources, agencies, and publications in media education. Contributors: Tim Blanchard, Gill Branston, David Buckingham, Jenny Grahame, Karen Manzi and Allan Rowe, Ben Moore, Gillian Swanson, Adrian Tilley, and Tana Wollen.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations, Notes on contributors, Acknowledgements, Introduction, 1 Teaching about the media, 2 Language, 3 Narrative, 4 Institution, 5 Audience, 6 Representation, 7 The production process, 8 Media education, 9. Listings, Index

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