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Welcome to Watch This Space

Do you like watching movies?
Do you like watching TV?
Do you like surfing the internet?

Then Watch This Space is just right for you!

At times, it can be hard to keep up with all the visual mediums in our lives! TV, movies, internet, mobile phones – they've all become a part of our everyday lives.

It's important to learn how visual texts influence us and our lives. In Watch This Space we will do this through studying a TV show and learning about the internet. By learning to become a discriminating viewer you are better able to navigate your way through the many visual mediums!

In this unit, you will work through eight sections that relate to viewing visual mediums. Each of the sections has an introduction that provides an overview of the content and activities. A more detailed overview for Watch This Space can be found by selecting the 'Unit overview' link under the Table of contents menu on the left.

You will:

This is the start of your learning activities.

Icons

Icons are used to draw your attention to important activities or information. Click on the activity banner below to take a look at the icons used in this module.

Click here to have a go at this activity.

The blue activity signpost tells you to click on the image to reveal an activity or look at some examples.

Click here to do this activity.

The orange activity signpost tells you to click on the image to reveal the start of your learning activities.

You'll need to watch this online.

The 'Watch' signpost tells you to watch the film clip online.

You'll need to write or type your thoughts and answers in an activity sheet.

The 'Notes' signpost tells you to write or type your thoughts and answers in an activity sheet.

You'll need to listen to this online.

The 'Listen' signpost tells you to listen to an audio clip online.

This activity is to be done online.

The 'Online activity' signpost tells you an activity is to be done online.

This Create signpost tells you to make something in the following activity.

The 'Create' signpost tells you to make something in the following activity.

How to navigate this resource

Choose your topic by clicking the main left navigation panel.

This will open your topic in the main window; from here you can navigate your way around the screens by clicking on the links under the Table of Contents menu on the left or sequentially by pressing the Next and Back buttons.

When you are ready, choose your topic and begin.