Final project 1: project brief and criteria checklist.

For my first final project, I have to create a magazine cover and a double page spread based on a chosen publication. I will have to plan, research and write out the content and the layout of both pieces. I also have to ‘show an awareness of how your planned and finished product fulfills the purpose of the publication you are emulating’, as well a detailing an understanding of the skills I’ve used in completing the cover and double page spread. This also includes how relevant they are to the journalism industry. I have to indicate which criteria each of my work covers.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Covered

Unit 1

  1. Understand processes and technical skills used in creative media production.

1.1 Apply understanding of a range of processes to support media activities.

Using the software.

1.2 Apply media processes and skills safely and appropriately.

Producing the piece/making it.

2. Understand the characteristics and methods of communication within a media context.

2.2 Critically compare a

range of communication

methods used to convey meaning in creative media production.

Evaluating the style of the magazine, target audience. Comparing it to a rival (different brand)

Unit 2

1. Understand design and

research tools, methods and skills used in creative media production.

1.1 Critically compare a range

of research tools, methods and skills.

What would be the best way of conducting the research/why?

2. Understand primary

and secondary research sources.

2.1 Critically compare a range

of primary and secondary

research sources.

Which one would be the best for my project/why?

3. Be able to use design

and research tools,

methods and skills to

inform ideas for creative media production.

3.1 Apply design and

research tools, methods

and skills to record and

interpret information and

develop ideas for

creative production.

Conducting interviews (and recording it), gathering research and data.

3.2 Evaluate the effectiveness

of design and research

tools methods and skills

to develop ideas for creative production.

Evaluate it.

Unit 3

1. Understand progression

opportunities within the creative media sector.

1.1 Locate, access and use

information to support own development.

What jobs are there which theses skills could equip me to do.

2. Understand the skills

needed to pursue a career

in the creative media sector.

2.1 Critically evaluate a range

of working practices and

methods.

Identify/explain what skills/have skills used to create the spread and cover

2.2 Apply knowledge of

working practices to

support own

development.

Creating it and explaining the skills used during the process. Identifying what jobs use the skills I have used.

3. Be able to carry out roles

and responsibilities

consistent with

professional practice.

3.1 Organise self and work

to meet deadlines and

targets.

Set myself interim deadlines. Handing it in on time! Writing out my own evidence list.

3.2 Demonstrate

consideration and

professionalism in working

with others.

Conducting interviews/recording it with professionalism.

Unit 4

1. Understand critical

perspectives that

influence the analysis

of creative media

production active

ties.

1.1 Compare a range of

critical perspectives

that influence the analysis

of creative media

production activities.

Language, narrative, text, pictures, covers- how does it suit the target audience?  How does it achieve this?

1.2 Apply knowledge of

critical perspectives to

the analysis of a range

of creative media

production activities.

 Use these points from the chosen magazine publication to back them up.

1.3 Apply knowledge and

understanding of critical

perspectives to support

own practice.

Show how you have understood  points 1.1/21.2 to create my double page spread

2. Understand the contexts

within which creative

media technology and

production are positioned.

2.1 Critically compare a

range of contexts within

which creative media

technology and

production are situated.

Compare chosen publication with another existing rival and state the purpose of the chosen magazine/publication.

2.2 Apply an understanding

of a range of contextual

parameters to support

own creative

development.

2.2 Produce the double page spread and show an understanding of 2.1 to create it. Compare created final version with the original version.

Learning Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

Evidence to be produced

Completed

Unit 1:

1. Understand processes and technical skills used in creative media production.

1.1 Apply understanding of a range of processes to support media activities.

1.2 Apply media processes and skills safely and appropriately.

1.1 Evidence needed includes proof of using the software to produce the final piece.

1.2 This means producing the final piece using the appropriate skills and software.

Learning Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

Evidence to be produced

Completed

Unit 1:

1. Understand processes and technical skills used in creative media production.

1.1 Apply understanding of a range of processes to support media activities.

1.2 Apply media processes and skills safely and appropriately.

1.1 Evidence needed includes proof of using the software to produce the final piece.

1.2 This means producing the final piece using the appropriate skills and software.

2. Understand the characteristics and methods of communication within a media context.

2.2 Critically compare a

range of communication

methods used to convey meaning in creative media production.

2.2 The evidence required here is an evaluation of the style of the magazine cover/spread, target audience and comparing to other rival brands.

Unit 2:

1. Understand design and research tools, methods and skills used in creative media production.

1.1 Critically compare a range

of research tools, methods and skills.

1.1 A comparison of the different available research methods and which would be the best way of conducting the research/why?

Learning Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

Evidence to be produced

Completed

2. Understand primary

and secondary research sources.

2.1 Critically compare a range

of primary and secondary

research sources.

2.1 A comparison of the two types of research and which one would be the best for my project/why?

Learning Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

Evidence to be produced

Completed

3. Be able to use design

and research tools,

methods and skills to

inform ideas for creative media production.

3.1 Apply design and

research tools, methods

and skills to record and

interpret information and

develop ideas for

creative production.

3.2 Evaluate the effectiveness

of design and research

tools methods and skills

to develop ideas for creative production.

3.1 Evidence of the actual research itself having been carried out.

3.2 An evaluation of the whole research process of the effectiveness, and how it helped me in my project as a whole.

Unit 3:

1. Understand progression

opportunities within the creative media sector.

2. Understand the skills

needed to pursue a career

in the creative media sector.

1.1 Locate, access and use

information to support own development.

2.1 Critically evaluate a range

of working practices and

methods.

1.1 An explanation of what jobs there are in the industry which theses skills could equip me to do.

2.1 Identification and explanation of what skills I used to create the spread and cover.

3. Be able to carry out roles

and responsibilities

consistent with

professional practice.

2.2 Apply knowledge of

working practices to

support own

development.

3.1 Organise self and work

to meet deadlines and

targets.

3.2 Demonstrate

consideration and

professionalism in working

with others.

2.2 An explanation of the skills I used during the process of creating my cover/spread, as well as identifying what jobs use the skills I have used.

3.1 Evidence of all my work being handed it in on time! Writing out my own evidence list. (this criteria list)

3.2 Evidence of Conducting interviews/recording it with professionalism. Also including proof of professional teamwork and helping others when necessary.

  Unit 4:

1. Understand critical

perspectives that

influence the analysis

of creative media

production active

ties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Understand the contexts

within which creative

media technology and

production are positioned.

1.1 Compare a range of

critical perspectives

that influence the analysis

of creative media

production activities.

 

1.2 Apply knowledge of

critical perspectives to

the analysis of a range

of creative media

production activities.

 

1.3 Apply knowledge and

understanding of critical

perspectives to support

own practice.

 

2.1 Apply an understanding

of a range of contextual

parameters to support

own creative

development.

 

2.2 Apply an understanding

of a range of contextual

parameters to support

own creative

development.

1.1 Comparison of the magazine issues, covers and spreads relating to the language, narrative, text, pictures, covers and how it suits the target audience.

 

 

1.2 Use this knowledge to compare it to different mediums

 

 

1.3 Apply this knowledge to my own project and state the critical perspectives within my own magazine.

 

2.1 Evidence needed is an evaluation of the skills and areas in media industry this project/ skills set applies to.

 

 

 

2.2 Evidence here is showing an understanding of skills used in the industry and where they are used in used in my project, also including job role areas.

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Final project 1: project brief and criteria checklist.

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