WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book: Revised Edition Boost eBook

Hayley Sheard

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ISBN: 9781913963880 Category:

Publication date: 17/11/22

Pages: 272pp

Exam board: WJEC, WJEC Eduqas

Level: GCSE

Subject: Media Studies

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Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

The popular WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specifications, and is now available as a Boost eBook.  It covers the new set products for assessment from 2021, and includes the new set products added for assessment in 2024.

This accessible and engaging resource will support students through their GCSE Media Studies course, and has entered into the WJEC/Eduqas endorsement process.

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • Coverage of the new set products for assessment from 2021 onwards, including:
    • Fortnite 
    • Waterfalls by TLC
    • Intentions by Justin Bieber
  • Coverage of the new set products for assessment from 2024 onwards including:
    • New film poster and industry study – No Time to Die
    • Revised television sitcom choices – Man Like Mobeen or Modern Family
    • New music video and online media – Lizzo
  • 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.

What have we retained?

  • 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.

Hayley Sheard is an experienced examiner and is currently a senior moderator for a major awarding body. She taught in the sixth form sector for over fifteen years where she was also Head of Media Studies. Hayley has extensive experience of delivering training and CPD to teachers across the country.

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