Recently, Josh, Allanah and I conducted an autoethnographic study about Buddhism. Honestly, we chose to do so, because there was a Buddhist temple nearby to our place of study, and because all of us had little to no prior experience with Buddhism. Thus, this autoethnographic journey would be one of discovery, and unexpected epiphanies.
JOSH - TIKTOK You had a very honest approach to reviewing your original project. Acknowledging when it's time to change a project is a great quality to have, especially in the chopping and changing world of digital media. You were able to narrow down the issues to having the "wrong platform" and "wrong audience" - … Continue reading You Beta Work
Thus, I continue on my wonderful journey towards the unknown.
Research is unexpected. But it is surprising and fulfilling, and the ways in which it can peel back the surface of seemingly plain issues to reveal their multifaceted complexities its truly wonderful.
Concentrating at university is hard enough, let alone when faced with a constant array of push notifications from our mobile devices.
"Frames serve to simplify a complex issue or choice by emphasising one dimension over another." - Matthew C. Nisbet "Framing is inevitable in making media". When media is packaged, it usually has a central storyline, derived from the schema from which its frame is based. This schema reflects pre-existing ideas that the frame is intending to … Continue reading Framing Matters
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but having new eyes" - Marcel Proust I have found the process of researching the relation between Push Notifications and Students very interesting. Initially, I set out determined to prove that push notifications are a major distraction, and I thought, surely, my research must … Continue reading Revelations