Tag: curiosity

BCM241 Wk 10 – Research Communication

BCM241 Wk 10 – Research Communication

  Over the duration of the semester I have participated in a class titled Media, Audience and Place where I was instructed to chronicle my learnings via a weekly blog. To give you an idea of what the task has entailed, here is a quick overview of what I’ve taken away from the subject. In … Continue reading BCM241 Wk 10 – Research Communication

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BCM241 Wk 4: Project Pitch 

BCM241 Wk 4: Project Pitch 

RESEARCH TOPIC: Explore habits around social media and device use and examine how this information can be used to measure media audience engagement. Over the last couple of weeks I have been chronically my exploration into the study of media, audience and place on my blog. I have looked directly at how space and place … Continue reading BCM241 Wk 4: Project Pitch 

BCM241 Wk 2: Memory Conversations – Television in the 1960’s

BCM241 Wk 2: Memory Conversations – Television in the 1960’s

“A system for converting visual images (with sound) into electrical signals, transmitting them by radio or other means, and displaying them electronically on a screen.” — The Oxford Dictionary This week I had a conversation with my mother — who is 51 years of age — on her memories of television watching in childhood in … Continue reading BCM241 Wk 2: Memory Conversations – Television in the 1960’s

BCM241: Wk 1 – Experience within the media space

BCM241: Wk 1 – Experience within the media space

Using the image as a metaphor, my relationship with the media space is broad and mountainous, both light and dark. As I attempt to detail my own experience of being in such a space, I feel it is important to begin by defining space itself. It can be understood to be “a continuous area or expanse … Continue reading BCM241: Wk 1 – Experience within the media space

BCM212 Reflection – Assessment 3: Project Portfolio

BCM212 Reflection – Assessment 3: Project Portfolio

My experience with curiosity and reflexivity in this research project has confirmed ideas touched on in lectures. This has been my first time exploring a research topic reflexively and it has encouraged me to explore the ways in which qualities such as curiosity can help me develop as a researcher. Curiosity played a large role … Continue reading BCM212 Reflection – Assessment 3: Project Portfolio

BCM212: Research Project Progress Update

BCM212: Research Project Progress Update

As you know, I will be taking on this research project as an invested stakeholder  seek to explore whether there are enough services on the UOW campus that have the right skills and information to tackle concerns regarding mental health. I also endeavour to discover whether these services are being utilised by students and if not, why? … Continue reading BCM212: Research Project Progress Update

BCM310 – THE SELF: Mirror and the Pygmalion Effect

BCM310 – THE SELF: Mirror and the Pygmalion Effect

I have recently been confronted by the notion that your identity is not something you create yourself, but instead emerges through interactions with others. In the age of the selfie, it’s almost impossible to disagree that one’s image is almost always influenced by responses to their online identity - for some, this has idea has … Continue reading BCM310 – THE SELF: Mirror and the Pygmalion Effect