Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Research Methodology and Potential Thesis Topics, June 19

422 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Health & Medicine
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Research Methodology and Potential Thesis Topics, June 19

  1. 1. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein8. Gather Resources1. Quick Documentation5. Let it Digest4. Create a Dialogue2. Keep Informed6. Clean the Space9. Create a Timeline7. Look at the Problem again3. Go Outside
  2. 2. 1. Quick DocumentationJot down any thoughts or imagery thatimmediately comes to mind. The idea is to getfirst impressions, and to not spend a lot of timecreating a mind map.Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein
  3. 3. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein2. Stay InformedKeep up with current events and trends byreading the physical newspaper as well asonline media sources. These could includeGawker, Wikipedia, Al-Jazeera etc.
  4. 4. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein3. Go OutsideExplore related spaces to your topic anddocument the experience as best you can tocreate a ‘visual library’ for yourself.
  5. 5. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein4. Create a DialogueTalk to as many people as possible, both expertsin the field of the topic as well as non-experts.The idea is to share and receive knowledgebased on the conversations.
  6. 6. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein5. Let it DigestThis includes meditating, relaxing, sleeping, etc.The idea is to create time to reflect on thecurrent research and what it could mean.
  7. 7. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein6. Clean the SpaceBy now you’ve made a mess with all yourresearch. Cleaning your workspace (and/orliving will help clear your mind to focus on thenext step.
  8. 8. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein7. Look at the Problem, againGoing back to the original topic or problem afteryou’ve done research will help to reflect onwhether the information you’ve gathered isactually helpful.
  9. 9. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein8. Gather ResourcesSpeak to people you know in different fields toget their expertise, speak to vendors aboutpossible materials and their costs, time forproduction, etc.
  10. 10. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom Klinkowstein9. Create a TimelineBased on your resources, time frame, and tasksyou need to complete in the production phase,create a rough timeline.
  11. 11. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom KlinkowsteinI want to study compact messages, such asmemes or postcards, because I want to knowwhat elements make a successful compactmessage, in order to show my audience how touse them more effectively.
  12. 12. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom KlinkowsteinI want to study food production (and distribution)in America, because I want to know how muchother people know about it, in order to help myaudience understand why food systems areimportant and how they impact our lives.
  13. 13. Hannah SchreinerDirected ResearchSummer 2013Tom KlinkowsteinI want to study worker cooperatives in America,because I want to know if they can work in largenumbers, so my audience can learn there arealternatives to the current American workplacehierarchy.

×