**UPDATED CBSE Class 11 Mass Media Studies Syllabus (2019-20) in PDf

    CBSE Class 11 Mass Media Syllabus
    CBSE Class 11 Mass Media Syllabus

    Hi friends, today we are going to discuss with you the latest CBSE Class 11 Mass Media Studies Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students.

    So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class 11 Mass Media Studies Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated 11 Class Mass Media Studies Syllabus for the academic year 2019-20.

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    CBSE Class 11th Mass Media Studies Syllabus

    Check out the latest CBSE Class 11 Mass Media Studies Syllabus. The syllabus is for the academic year 2019-20 session and will remain the same until the next notification. students are advised to check out the complete syllabus.

    One Paper (Theory)                                                                                       70 Marks
    Time: 3 Hours                                                                                            Periods: 220

    S. No. Units Periods Marks
    1  Introduction to Mass Communication 30 35
    2  Understanding Fiction and Non-fiction 40
    3 Evolution of the Media in India 30 25
    4  Role of Advertising in Mass Communication 20
    5  Introduction to the Production Process (Idea to Product – The Process) 40 20
    6  Production Skills (Project) 40 10
    7  Portfolio Assessment (Project) 40 10
    Total 240 80+20=100

    Class 11 Mass Media Studies Syllabus

    UNIT–1: Introduction To Mass Communication (30 Periods )

    • Definition and functions of Mass Media and Mass Communication
    • Aspects of Mass Communication
    • Impact of Mass Communication on psyche and society
    • Barriers to Communication
    • A brief history of Mass Media

    UNIT–2: Understanding Fiction And Non-Fiction (40 Periods)

    Understanding Fiction

    • A story as a self-contained world
    • A story of a subjective experience
    • Content of a story
    1. Theme/subject
    2. Plot, time and space
    3. Characters
    • Techniques of storytelling
    1. Description
    2. Dialogue
    3. Viewpoint
    • Genre of a story
    1. Fable, Myth, Legend, Short story

    Understanding Non-fiction

    • News and reporting – the approaches and formats – a news story, feature, article, interview
      Film and TV
    • Defining Non- fiction
      The approaches to reality
    • Recording of an event/occurrence/personality/issue
    • Making a reportage of an event/occurrence/personality/issue
    • Documenting of an event/occurrence/personality/issue involving research and bringing out
      different views
      Reporting and documenting skills for Radio 103

    UNIT–3: Evolution Of The Media In India (30 Periods)

    Cinema in India
    a) Hindi Cinema

    • DG Phalke and silent era
    • Coming of sound, Studio era, Post-Independence era

    b) Satyajit Ray and non-mainstream cinema
    Television in India

    • Doordarshan in the first phase of local stations and black and white transmission
      Site Experiment
    • Colour television, AASUAD 1982-Satellite Transmission (INSAT)
    • Beginning of private producers working for Doordarshan – the age news programmes like The
    • World This Week and soap operas like Hum Log
    • 1992 the entry of private channels
    • The spread of channels today
    • Development of print journalism in India
    • Pre and post-independence development of radio in India
    • Pre and post-independence evolution of the internet in India

    UNIT–4: Role Of Advertising In Mass Communication (20 Periods)

    • The need for advertising and advertising as an engine of growth
    • Types of advertising (product services, classified, public services, industrial, corporate)
    • Principles of advertising and code of advertising standards

    UNIT–5: Introduction To The Production Process (40 Periods)

    (Idea To Product – The Process)

    1. Print

    • Planning
    • Writing
    • Editing
    • Designing

    2. Radio

    • Planning and recording
    • Editing and transmission

    3. TV

    • Pre-shooting stage
    • Shooting stage
    • shooting stage

    4. Film

    • Pre-shooting stage
    • Shooting stage
    • Post-shooting stage

    5. Internet

    • Planning, creating and delivering

    UNIT–6: Production Skills (Project)  (40 Periods)


    • Developing an idea into a story through synopsis, treatment, and screenplay
    • Shooting/Recording
    • Post-production
    • Developing an idea into a script for a documentary through research
    • Shooting/Recording
    • Post-production

    UNIT–7: Portfolio Assessment (40 Periods)

    Typology Of Questions Learning outcomes
    & testing
    -I (SA-I)
    Essay Type (6 Marks) Total
    Remembering- (Knowledge
    based Simple recall
    questions, to know specific
    facts, terms, concepts,
    principles, or theories;
    Identify, define, or recite,
    2 1 1 1 14
    –to be
    familiar with the meaning and to
    understand conceptually,
    interpret, compare, contrast,
    explain, paraphrase, or
    interpret information)
    2 2 1 1 18
    Application (Use abstract
    information in concrete
    a situation, to apply knowledge
    to new situations; Use given
    content to interpret a
    a situation, provide an
    example, or solve a problem)
    2 1 1 1 1 20
    High Order Thinking Skills
    (Analysis & Synthesis Classify,
    compare, contrast,
    or differentiate between
    different pieces of
    information, Organize and/or
    integrate unique pieces of
    information from a variety of
    2 1 2 1 19
    Evaluation- (Appraise, judge,
    and/or justify the value or
    worth of a decision or
    an outcome, or to predict
    outcomes based on values)
    1 1 09
    TOTAL- 2 projects (10 marks
    each) 20 marks
    8×1 =8 5×3 =   15 6×4 =24 3×5 =15 3×6 =18 80(25)

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