Learning Objective

Pupils should learn that:
• Meaning can change when information is presented in different forms or transposed to another medium.
• Each medium has its own language, conventions and genres.
• Moving image is more appropriate for some kinds of content or structure, and print is more appropriate for others.

Key Questions

• What can you tell in print that you cannot tell or show in moving images?
• What can you tell or show in moving images that you cannot tell in print?
• Which medium do you think is best for the story/information/ideas you are conveying?
• Is a real ‘translation’ ever possible from one medium to another?