|Author||: James Baker|
|Publisher||: Teaching Media at Gcse|
|Total Pages||: 150|
|ISBN 10||: STANFORD:36105123355005|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
This book is for teachers of Media Studies and English who are responsible for delivering this exciting and demanding area of the curriculum. Suitable for both new and experienced teachers, it provides a range of approaches from the focused teaching of film in Media Studies to the use of film as support material in English courses. Clear explanations of the key concepts and ideas for film study are accompanied by a series of case studies, providing practical advice and exercises for every classroom environment. It includes: different approaches to using film in the classroom; an introduction to key concepts for studying film; an overview of influential critical and academic perspectives; a survey of historical and industrial contexts for production and consumption of film; and case studies of films within particular genres, Action films, Comic book adaptations and Teen movies. The guide is supported by extensive online resources to help the busy teacher get the most out of their students.