Design Research Methods WS 2009/10 Lecture 9 Léa-‐Jeanne Sachot lea-‐firstname.lastname@example.org
Assignment: NonintenEonal Design (weight: 15%) Take 5 pictures of nonintenEonal design in Cairo! Format: JPG, with your name and ID to submit via memorysEck only (not e-‐mail!) for ALL groups Monday 14th of December
Research Project: ReporEng about your Experience • What did you do? • How did it go? • What did you ﬁnd out? • What did you learn? • Any quesEons? Problems?
Research Project: “What to do with the results?” Data Analysis and InterpretaEon
• CounEng and comparing • Visualizing the data and analyzing • InterpreEng, answering research quesEons • SelecEng examples • PresenEng the results/ reporEng
Visualizing the Data 20 18 excellent 16 very good 14 12 good 10 neither good or bad 8 6 fair 4 poor 2 0 very bad excellent very good good neither fair poor very bad good or bad
Research Report The report should be wrifen in an essay form (2-‐3 pages) and include the following: • Titel • IntroducEon about the topic and research quesEon(s) • DescripEon of the whole research process and experiences • Conclusion about the results of the research or/and suggesEons for further research • A copy of the quesEonnaire or a sample of a think aloud protocol
Research Report Format • Write your Name, ID & Group on the right side on top of ﬁrst page! • Write your Code Number (check the list!!!) on the lei side on top of ﬁrst page!!! • Use 12. Times New Roman or Arial • Insert page numbers and staple your pages! • Check grammar and spelling!! • Print your report with black ink on white A 4 paper
Research Project (Report) (Weight 40%) for ALL groups Monday 14th of December 2009 LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!!
Revision Lecture Groups 4,5,6: Monday 14th of December Groups 1,2,3: Wednesday 16th of December Please check all the lectures, notes and handouts BEFORE the revision lecture, so that you can clarify any quesEons!