Assessment title In what ways has the rise of social media expanded and limited the horizons of youth in the twenty-first century?
Aims of assessmentThis assessment is designed to let you examine one aspect of representing youth in the media in depth. You will be able to use the knowledge of theory you have gained from the first part of the course and demonstrate you breadth of understanding and depth of knowledge.
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Assessment length3,000 words
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Learning outcomes and assessment criteria
Unit learning outcomes and assessment criteria covered by this assessment Demonstrate breadth of knowledge of experiences of youth and perceptions of youth since the beginning of the twentieth century.Y
Identify, describe and evaluate different views of youth and key debates in the study of the media in an appropriate academic style.Y
Threshold criteria to achieve a pass in the assessment.
Locate, describe and discuss research in the given area and present it in appropriate academic style.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a specific topic area in the representation of youth since the middle of the twentieth century.
Key initial* reading and resourcesThe reading for this assignment is given on a week by week basis. A wider reading list is given in the BREO shell