Companion Website

The main companion Website forĀ Television is hosted by Routledge and may be found here:

http://routledgetextbooks.com/textbooks/_author/butler-9780415883283/

This site featuresĀ a full array of online resources for both students and instructors.

Student Resources

  • A Do-it-Yourself Video Editing Exercise allows students to rearrange the order of shots from a TV commercial using video editing software to see how shot order has an impact on the story.
  • A Do-it-Yourself Sound Exercise allows students to apply different music clips to a TV commercial to show how sound impacts images.
  • Tutorials on capturing stills from video and high-definition video, and a clip-DVD tutorial.
  • Glossary of key terms used throughout the book.
  • Interactive Flashcards help students to learn key terms.
  • Full-color Image Gallery of nearly 300 images in the book.
  • Video Links that correspond to the links highlighted in the book.

Instructor Resources

  • PowerPoint Presentations provide lecture outlines for each chapter, and include every image in the book.
  • Sample Chapters from the Third Edition and Fourth Edition.
  • Sample Syllabi help instructors design their course and incorporate the text into their teaching.
  • Sample Student Papers, including narrative analyses and critical analyses of popular television shows.