MES111

Media Studies 111 - Mahi Pāpāho 111

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Kennard

Students will learn how the media influences us and gain confidence in creating media products. The course studies a range of media, including social media, media representation of current events and an exploration of teen movies. Students have the option of doing either a semester course or a full year course. Assessment types may include digital presentation, essay and videos. If students also choose MES121 – the Second Semester Meida course – they will develop production skills in filming, script writing, and editing.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90991 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the media coverage of a current issue or event
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90993 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90994 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90996 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.8 - Write media texts for a specific target audience
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 7
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0