The Media Teacher's Handbook
Edited by Elaine Scarratt, Jon Davison
Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge – 260 pages
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:
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.
Introduction Elaine Scarratt and Jon Davison Part 1: Contexts 1. Media Education: politics and policy Elaine Scarratt and Jon Davison 2. What is Media Education? Elaine Scarratt 3. Internet, Computer Games and Media Learning Adam Ranson 4. Global and Local in Media Education Roy Stafford Part 2: Curriculum 5. Media and English KS 3 and KS 4 Jenny Grahame 6. Media Studies GCSE (1): possibilities and practice Elaine Homer and Elaine Scarratt 7. Media Studies GCSE (2): schemes of work Elaine Homer 8. Media Studies ‘A’ Level: an introduction Elaine Scarratt 9. Creative and Media Diploma Jon Wardle and Emma Walters 10. Media and Citizenship Elaine Scarratt and Jon Davison 11. Practical Media Production Rob McInnes Part 3: Career Development 12. Setting up, Resourcing and Managing a Media Department Christine Bell 13. Professional Preparation, Progression and Development of Media Teachers Kate Domaille Recommended Resources Bibliography
Elaine Scarratt was founding Chair of the Media Education Association and is a freelance media advisor, teacher-trainer and writer.
Jon Davison has been Professor of teacher education in four UK universities including the Institute of Education, University of London, where he was also Dean.