Methodology and Proposed Thesis Topics 7/1/13

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Methodology and Proposed Thesis Topics 7/1/13

  1. 1. Research  Methodology   Subject  1   Subject  2  Research  Methodology   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein Thesis  Topics  
  2. 2. Eliminate distractions Create archives for documentation Set schedule/plan RESEARCH SETTING   1 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  3. 3. Create list of related resources and literature IDENTIFY   2 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  4. 4. Collect research from trusted resources (Libraries, experts, academic articles etc.) COLLECT   3 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   SOLICIT   4 Solicit people in network (Online survey, facebook, twitter, you tube etc.) 3 and 4 can take place at the same time   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  5. 5. Summarize findings SUMMARIZE   5 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  6. 6. Take a break from active research to allow subconscious thought processing (take a walk, allow distractions, watch T.V., etc.) TAKE A BREAK   6 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  7. 7. Identify overlapping patterns for hypotheses development IDENTIFY PATTERNS   7 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  8. 8. Draw conclusions DEVELOP HYPOTHESES   8 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  9. 9. Consult experts and mentors Document feedback FEEDBACK   9 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  10. 10. Finalize conclusions in order to propose interventions/projects/experiments FINALIZE CONCLUSIONS   10 Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topics   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  11. 11. Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topic  1   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  12. 12. Topic  1   I am studying How  ethical  consumerism  affects  brand   percep>ons  within  American  young  adult  communi>es.   Question Because  I  want  to  discover  opportuni>es  for      consumer  awareness  and  ac>vism  within  this  ethnographic  group.   Conceptual Significance To  help  readers  understand  how     prac>ced  ethical  consumerism  can  lead  to  posi>ve     social  responsibility  reform.     Ethical  consumer  concerns  include:  Environmental  issues,     Human  Rights,  Animal  Rights,  Poli9cs  and  Sustainability.   Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topic  1   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  13. 13. Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topic  2   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  14. 14. Topic  2   I am studying What  makes  interac>ve  media  par>cipa>on  associa>ve     to  self  iden>ty  construc>on  with  American  adolescents. Question Because  I  want  to  find  undiscovered  interac>ve     opportuni>es  to  foster  self  iden>ty  explora>on  and    construc>on  for  this  ethnographic  group.   Conceptual Significance To  help  readers  understand  how     interac>vity  can  offer  innova>ve  iden>ty  development  alterna>ves.     Relates  to  interac9ve  gaming,  social  media,     broadcas9ng  media  and  brand  associa9ons.   Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topic  2   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  15. 15. Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topic  3   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  16. 16. Topic  3   I am studying How  transmedia  (or  mul>  plaKorm)  storytelling  effects  audience   experience  of  narra>ve  within  the  Millenial  genera>on. Question Because  I  want  to  develop  experiences  which     will  speak  to  and  be  embraced  by  this  ethnographic  group.   Conceptual Significance To  help  readers  understand  the  the  ways   transmedia  storytelling  might  be  seen  as  communica>on  innova>on.     Types  of  plaAorms  range  from  User  Generated  Content  to  book  publishing     to  theater  produc9on  to  digital  and  physical  games  and  social  media  etc.   Research  Methodology   Thesis  Topic  3   Elizabeth Taurisani | Directed Research | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein

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