VCE Media 2018-2023 study design amendments
In response to feedback from stakeholders during the VCE Media implementation workshops held by the VCAA during 2017, the VCE Media study design 2018-2023 has been updated with an amendment to the Cross-study specifications and to the introduction to Unit 4, Area of Study 1 as indicated below. The VCE Media Study Design 2018-2023 (amended August 2017) includes these amendments.
Page 9 Media narratives
The sentence in the first paragraph: ‘Narratives are the depiction of a chain of events in a cause and effect relationship occurring in physical or virtual space over a period of time’, has been deleted.
In VCE Media, narrative is used to describe fictional and non-fictional media stories in all media forms. In narratives the term ‘story’ refers to all events that contribute to the narrative.
Unit 3, Area of Study 1, Introduction
Narrative and ideology
In the third paragraph, /or has been added to the first sentence – fictional and/or non-fictional.
Students examine fictional and/or non-fictional narratives in the form of film and/or television and/or radio and/or audio product (that may be broadcast or streamed) and/or photographic and/or print products.