Applied Media Studies

Theory and Practice

Author: Kirsten Ostherr

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315473836

Category: Social Science

Page: 273

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In the age of the maker movement, hackathons and do-it-yourself participatory culture, the boundaries between digital media theory and production have dissolved. Multidisciplinary humanities labs have sprung up around the globe, generating new forms of hands-on, critical and creative work. The scholars, artists, and scientists behind these projects are inventing new ways of doing media studies teaching and research, developing innovative techniques through experimental practice. This book of case studies brings together practitioners of applied media studies, providing a roadmap for how and why to do hands-on media work in the digital age.

Media Studies

Author: Intellect Books

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 1841504971

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

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Increasingly, academic communities transcend national boundaries. “Collaboration between researchers across space is clearly increasing, as well as being increasingly sought after,” noted the online magazine Inside Higher Ed in a recent article about research in the social sciences and humanities. Even for those scholars who don't work directly with international colleagues, staying up-to-date and relevant requires keeping up with international currents of thought in one's field. But when one's colleagues span the globe, it's not always easy to keep track of who's who—or what kind of research they're conducting. That's where Intellect's new series comes in. A set of worldwide guides to leading academics—and their work—across the arts and humanities, Who's Who in Research features comprehensive profiles of scholars in the areas of cultural studies, film studies, media studies, performing arts, and visual arts. Who's Who in Research: Media Studies includes concise yet detailed listings include each academic's name, institution, biography, and current research interests, as well as bibliographic information and a list of articles published in Intellect journals. The volumes in the Who's Who in Research series will be updated each year, providing the most current information on the foremost thinkers in academia and making them an invaluable resource for scholars, hiring committees, academic libraries, and would-be collaborators across the arts and humanities.

The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities

Author: Jentery Sayers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317549082

Category: Social Science

Page: 20

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Although media studies and digital humanities are established fields, their overlaps have not been examined in depth. This comprehensive collection fills that gap, giving readers a critical guide to understanding the array of methodologies and projects operating at the intersections of media, culture, and practice. Topics include: access, praxis, social justice, design, interaction, interfaces, mediation, materiality, remediation, data, memory, making, programming, and hacking.

Critical Media Studies

An Introduction

Author: Brian L. Ott,Robert L. Mack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118554035

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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Fully revised to reflect today’s media environment, this new edition of Critical Media Studies offers students a comprehensive introduction to the field and demonstrates how to think critically about the power and influence of media in our daily lives. Presents an engaging and comprehensive introduction to a broad range of critical approaches to the field written in an accessible way Features a new chapter on sociological analysis that reveals how audiences use media in their everyday lives to manage social roles, relationships, and contexts Offers substantial updates to examples used in the book to reflect contemporary industry standards, textual forms, and audience behaviors Delivers up-to-date media references that resonate with today’s undergraduates Updated with more global examples for broader appeal Enhanced online resources, including PowerPoint slides, test bank, study guides and sample assignments, available upon publication at www.wiley.com/go/criticalmediastudies

The Media Teacher's Handbook

Author: Elaine Scarratt,Jon Davison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136594280

Category: Education

Page: 272

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The Media Teacher’s Handbook is an indispensible guide for all teachers, both specialist and non-specialist, delivering Media Studies and media education in secondary schools and colleges. It is the first text to draw together the three key elements of secondary sector teaching in relation to media study - the theoretical, the practical and the professional - in order to support media teachers throughout their careers: Section One: Contexts explores the history of, rationale for, and justification of studying the media from 1900 to the present day, and considers the tensions implicit in the subject caused by opposing views of culture. Section Two: Curriculum comprises seven chapters that focus on studying the media from Key Stages 3 and 4 in English, through GCSE and A Level Media Studies. It also explores approaches to teaching the Creative and Media Diploma, media and citizenship, and practical media production. Section Three: Career Development is designed to support those establishing and leading Media Studies departments and those who are charged with the initial preparation and professional development of teachers. Written by experts involved in the teaching, training and examination of Media Studies, this one-stop resource is packed with illustrative case studies and exemplar schemes of work which can be easily adapted for your own needs. Suggested Reading and Recommended Resources sections at the end of each chapter list additional books, films, DVDs, groups, agencies, organisations, contact details, websites and other materials which will support your teaching even further. The Media Teacher’s Handbook is an essential guide to the theory, pedagogy, and practice of media education that will enable you to teach your subject expertly and with confidence.

European Journalism Education

Author: Georgios Terzis

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 1841502359

Category: Education

Page: 539

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concentration, convergence and globalization of the media have affected the journalism education landscapes in Europe both at an institutional as well as at an individual level." --Book Jacket.

Sight, Sound, Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics

Author: Herbert Zettl

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495095729

Category: Art

Page: 448

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Media aesthetics have gained prominence with the dramatic advances in the digital technology of video and electronic cinema. In this dynamic field, Herb Zettl's SIGHT SOUND MOTION/APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS FIFTH EDITION is more applicable than ever. This new edition of SIGHT SOUND MOTION continues to be the most comprehensive book on the market, not only describing the major aesthetic image elements--light and color, space, time-motion, and sound-but also presenting in-depth coverage on the creative ways that they are used in television and film. Zettl's thorough coverage of aesthetic theory and the application of that theory place this contemporary and highly relevant text in a class by itself. Richly illustrated, this edition features strong visuals that often draw on traditional art forms, such as painting, sculpture, and dance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Media Studies: Content, audiences, and production

Author: Pieter Jacobus Fourie

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702156564

Category: Social Science

Page: 616

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The second volume of a two-part, outcomes-based series in media studies. It includes theoretical approaches as well as a production section that focuses on basic techniques.

AS Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

Author: Peter Wall,Philip Rayner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135867356

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA is fully revised for the current specification with full colour throughout, over 100 images, new case studies and examples. The authors introduce students step-by-step to the skills of reading media texts, and address key concepts such as genre, representation, media institutions and media audiences as well as taking students through the tasks expected of them to pass the AQA AS Media Studies exam. The book is supplemented with a companion website at www.asmediastudies.co.uk featuring additional activities and resources, further new case studies such as music and sport, clear instructions on producing different media, quizzes and tests. Areas covered include: an introduction to studying the media the key concepts across print, broadcast and e-media media institutions audiences and the media case studies such as Heroes, Nuts, and The Daily Mail guided textual analysis of real media on the website and within the book research and how to do it preparing for exams a production guide and how to respond to a brief. AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA clearly guides students through the course and gives them the tips they need to become proficient media producers as well as media analysts.

A2 Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

Author: Antony Bateman,Peter Bennett,Peter Wall,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Jacqui Shirley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415457335

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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Developing key topics in depth and introducing students to the notion of independent study, this full-colour, highly illustrated textbook is designed to support students through the transition from AS to A2 and is the perfect guide for the new AQA A2 Media Studies syllabus. Especially designed to be user-friendly, As Media Studies. The Essential Introduction for AQA includes activities, key terms, case studies, sample exam questions and over 100 images.

Media Talk: Conversation Analysis And The Study Of Broadcasting

Conversation analysis and the study of broadcasting

Author: Hutchby, Ian

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335209955

Category: Social Science

Page: 185

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Media Talk provides an accessible introduction to the analysis of the spoken word by examining linguistic and discursive aspects of broadcast media. Beginning with the observation that talk is central to all genres of radio and television, Ian Hutchby examines the forms of speech used by broadcasters as their primary means of communicating with audiences. He looks at a range of media forms and genres, including televised audience debates, confrontational TV talk shows such as Oprah Winfrey and Ricki Lake, open-line talk radio shows, advice-giving broadcasts, news interviews and political panel discussions. Hutchby argues that the study of talk provides insights into the very nature of mass communication, and invites the reader into further consideration of a range of important issues, such as the relationship between broadcasters and audiences, and the public role of media output. The book not only describes the role of media talk but also provides detailed examples of analytical tools. It is key reading for students on courses in language and the media, media discourse, communication and cultural studies.

The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies

Author: John D. H. Downing,Denis McQuail,Philip Schlesinger,Ellen Wartella

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452206643

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

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The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies examines the theories, practices, and future of this fast-growing field. Editor John Downing and associate editors Denis McQuail, Philip Schlesinger, and Ellen Wartella have brought together a team of international contributors to provide a varied critical analysis of this intensely interesting field of study. The Handbook offers a comprehensive review within five interconnected areas: humanistic and social scientific approaches; global and comparative perspectives; the relation of media to economy and power; media users; and elements in the media mosaic ranging from popular music to digital technologies, from media ethics to advertising, and from Hollywood and Bollywood to alternative media.

A2 Media Studies

The Essential Introduction

Author: Peter Bennett,Jerry Slater,Peter Wall

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415347686

Category: Social Science

Page: 286

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Written by experienced teachers and examiners, A2 Media Studies builds solidly on the groundwork laid by the AS Media Studies syllabus and develops key topics in greater depth and introduces students to the notion of independent study. Bang up-to-date, this full colour, fully-illustrated text is designed to support students through the transition from a focus on textual analysis to the consideration of the wider contexts that inform any study of the media. Specially designed to be user-friendly, A2 Media Studies includes: sample AQA exam questions activities and practical assignments further reading case studies a glossary of key terms and resources. This is a book no A2 level media studies student can afford to be without.

Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies

Author: Christian Fuchs

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136825312

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies lays down foundations for the analysis of media, information, and information technology in 21st century information society, as well as introducing the theoretical and empirical tools necessary for the critical study of media and information. Christian Fuchs shows the role classical critical theory can play for analyzing the information society and the information economy, as well as analyzing the role of the media and the information economy in economic development, the new imperialism, and the new economic crisis. The book critically discusses transformations of the Internet (‘web 2.0’), introduces the notion of alternative media as critical media, and shows the critical role media and information technology can play in contemporary society. This book provides an excellent introduction to the study of media, information technology, and information society, making it a valuable reference tool for both undergraduate and postgraduate students of subjects such as Media Studies, Sociology of Media, Social Theory, and New Media.

The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics

Author: James Simpson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136857974

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 752

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The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics serves as an introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of applied linguistics. The five sections of the volume encompass a wide range of topics from a variety of perspectives: applied linguistics in action language learning, language education language, culture and identity perspectives on language in use descriptions of language for applied linguistics. The forty-seven chapters connect knowledge about language to decision-making in the real world. The volume as a whole highlights the role of applied linguistics, which is to make insights drawn from language study relevant to such decision-making. The chapters are written by specialists from around the world. Each one provides an overview of the history of the topic, the main current issues and possible future trajectory. Where appropriate, authors discuss the impact and use of new technology in the area. Suggestions for further reading are provided with every chapter. The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics is an essential purchase for postgraduate students of applied linguistics. Editorial board: Ronald Carter, Guy Cook, Diane Larsen-Freeman and Amy Tsui.

Secret Brotherhoods and the Mystery of the Human Double

Seven Lectures Given in St Gallen, Zurich and Dornach Between 6 and 25 November 1917

Author: Rudolf Steiner

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press

ISBN: 1855841622

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 214

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This volume is an investigation into secret groups with hidden agendas.

Entertainment Industries

Entertainment as a Cultural System

Author: Alan McKee,Christy Collis,Ben Hamley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317979192

Category: Social Science

Page: 168

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Entertainment Industries is the first book to map entertainment as a cultural system. Including work from world-renowned analysts such as Henry Jenkins and Jonathan Gray, this innovative collection explains what entertainment is and how it works. Entertainment is audience-centred culture. The Entertainment Industries are a uniquely interdisciplinary collection of evolving businesses that openly monitor evolving cultural trends and work within them. The producers of entertainment – central to that practice– are the new artists. They understand audiences and combine creative, business and legal skills in order to produce cultural products that cater to them. Entertainment Industries describes the characteristics of entertainment, the systems that produce it, and the role of producers and audiences in its development, as well as explaining the importance of this area of study, and how it might be better integrated into Universities. This book was originally published as a special issue of Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies.

Media Studies

The Essential Resource

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Abigail Gardner,Philip Rayner,Senior Lecturer and Chair of Media Communications Philip Rayner,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134436424

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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A unique collection of resources for all those studying the media at university and pre-university level, this book brings together a wide array of material including advertisements, political cartoons and academic articles, with supporting commentary and explanation to clarify their importance to Media Studies. In addition, activities and further reading and research are suggested to help kick start students' autonomy. The book is organized around three main sections: Reading the Media, Audiences and Institutions, and is edited by the same teachers and examiners who brought us the hugely successful AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction. This is an ideal companion or standalone sourcebook to help students engage critically with media texts - its key features include: further reading suggestions a comprehensive bibliography a list of web resources.