360MC: Research & Development (Thursday 6th October, 2016)

Research comprises “creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications.”

  • A systematic basis
  • Method
  • Structure
  • Framework
  • Productive
  • Through
  • Rigour

Increasing the stock of knowledge, the whole point of research is to gain deeper understanding.

To device new applications and develop new work or improve existing work

Locate: http://locate.coventry.ac.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do

“Failure is the mother of success” – Chinese proverb

Research is like cooking

  • Decide on subject matter
  • Look at a range of data
  • Decide on final question
  • Source  information
  • Test idea and source more information
  • Good blend of information and a well established plan

Creative Artefact 1 – Food!

Bring food to the next lecture and say something about you to the sessions, the dish should tap into a memory past or present.

Further reading for this task will be uploaded via moodle.



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