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BTEC creative media level 2 Intro

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<ul><li> 1. BTEC First Certificate in Creative Media Production Level 2</li></ul> <p> 2. Why are you doing this qualification? I want a qualificationThis qualification is equivalent to 2 GCSEs (A*-C).I want to know more about the mediaYou will find out more about the media industries, career opportunities and how media products are constructed for specific audiences or markets.My friends are doing itYou will work both independently and as part of a team.I didn't know what else to doIt will give you more confidence and better communication skills for when you leave school.It's better than doing written workYou will do both written work and practical work, involving both independent and group research.It's different from other subjects! It helps you to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.It's easier than other subjects 3. Recognise anyone here? 4. This is what the BTEC First Certificate will mean to you! It is gives you an opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised, vocationally specific, media qualification.It prepares you for entry to employment, applying for work in the media industry, or progressing to higher level qualifications.It gives you a qualification with credibility, not just for entry into the media industry but other industries too. 5. This is what the BTEC First Certificate will mean to you! It provides you with the opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes, essential for successful performance in working life.It helps you to gain a basic understanding of employment opportunities, job requirements and working practices in the media industry.It helps you to develop an understanding of how media products are constructed for specific audiences or markets. 6. Team work! 7. What do you need to do? Take your thinking outside of the classroom!Understand that every piece of information you get is important for your future career.Make sure you complete all written work and practical work If you miss it, you will find it hard to catch up! 8. What else do you need to do? Always complete your research to the best of your ability.Put into practice the rules and regulations for Health, Safety &amp; Welfare at all times.Complete all homework that you are given.TAKE PRIDE IN YOUR WORK! 9. What is the course about? Thecourse covers 180 guided learning hours. There are 2 CORE UNITS: Unit 1 Research for Creative Media Production Unit 2 Communication Techniques for Creative Media Production Thereare 2 SPECIALIST UNITS:Unit 5 Video Production andUnit 14 Deconstructing Computer Games 10. Unit 1 Research for Creative Media Production When you have completed the course you should: 1. Understand research methods and techniques.2. Be able to identify and gather research material.3. Be able to collate and store research material.4. Be able to present results of research. 11. Research methods 12. Communicating with others. 13. Unit 2 Communication Techniques for Creative Media Production When you have completed the course you should: 1. Be able to communicate about media production in discussions.2. Be able to present information and ideas orally to an audience.3. Be able to communicate information and ideas in written formats for media productions. 14. Unit 5 Video Production When you have completed the course you should: 1. Understand pre-production, production and post-production techniques.2. Be able to contribute to each stage of the creation of a finished video product.3. Be able to review own video production work. 15. Discussion / Scriptwriting 16. Role play / Rehearsal 17. Rehearsing lines 18. Acting workshop 19. Concentrating on the shot! 20. Working as part of a team! 21. Following instructions from a Director. 22. Acting the part. 23. Rehearsing a voice-over for the main character. 24. Unit 14 Deconstructing Computer Games. When you have completed the course you should: 1. Know about the history of computer games.2. Understand game elements.3. Be able to recognise game genres.4. Be able to produce a game review. 25. How will you be assessed? You will be assessed in a variety of different ways: Case studies Assignments Work-based assessments Projects Performance -Observation where your teacher will photograph you working Time constrained assessments. 26. How will you know if your work is right? Your teacher will mark each assignment.Your teacher will complete an interim assignment feedback sheet` so that you know how well you are progressingYour progress will be kept on a tracking sheet 27. How will you be assessed? Each of the three units can be assessed at: PASS,(C/B) MERIT(B/A) or DISTINCTION(A/A*)To achieve a Pass you must satisfy all pass criteria.To achieve a merit you must satisfy all merit criteria, in addition to pass criteriaTo achieve a distinction, you must satisfy all distinction criteria, in addition to pass and merit criteria 28. Internal &amp; External Verification When your teacher has marked each assignment, it will be put into a central file in the office.The Internal Verifier for the course will sample coursework on a regular basis, to make sure it has reached the correct standards for the grade awarded to each student.The External Verifier will then send for samples of work from the school, to check whether the standards have been met. 29. GO FOR IT! Grasp this chance! Do your best work!Listen and learn new skills!Get yourself further forward to a career in the Media Industries and/ or a worthwhile qualification to boost your C.V..</p>