BCM241

From Old To New │ Internets Role In Family Connectedness │ A Second Interview

  This weeks blog post for BCM241 is about returning to the same person that we interviewed about their childhood experience of television. This time round I performed a phone interview with my 60yr old uncle again about the role and effect that the internet plays in his current life. The key theme that developed… Continue reading From Old To New │ Internets Role In Family Connectedness │ A Second Interview

BCM241

Dogz Online – Ethnographic Research Pitch BCM241

This first part of the semester for BCM241 we have been looking at ethnographic research and now it’s time to create our own ethnographic research through observing a part of the media space in which we live. The media space I wish to explore is the culture of online dog media communities. I personally follow and engage… Continue reading Dogz Online – Ethnographic Research Pitch BCM241

BCM241

We Are All Ethnographic Researchers – #PeopleWatchingClub

In my family, there are two trained social workers. This makes everyday situations of dealing with people a nightmare. I am always making mistakes in their eyes when speaking of and dealing with people. The banned words at my dinner table are “holistic approach”. When these words are mentioned a cringe is found on every non-social… Continue reading We Are All Ethnographic Researchers – #PeopleWatchingClub

BCM241

Televisions Role In Developing A Perception Of Reality & Truth: An Interview

For this blog post, I interviewed (recorded with permission) my 60yr old uncle born in 1957 about his childhood experience with the introduction of television. He was born in Port Hedland in an isolated town in the remote Pilbara region of WA where food would only come by ship just once every month. Although television… Continue reading Televisions Role In Developing A Perception Of Reality & Truth: An Interview

BCM241

BCM241 Wk 1: Love in The Media Space

Our world is increasingly digitally connected and reliant on rapidly advancing technology. This means a rising level, role and importance of the media space. Media space being roughly defined for this blog post as an experience, communication and interaction with any media or mediated platforms, such as the television and Facebook. I’m sure everyone reading… Continue reading BCM241 Wk 1: Love in The Media Space

BCM212

Exchange Research Implications and Recommendations for Future Research & Interested Parties

Throughout this research, as part of the BCM212 subject, I have been interested in creating research that has meaning and impact greater than this subjects criteria. Therefore, hi representative from one of the UOW Twitter accounts that this post was bravely tweeted at or anyone who is interested/participated in this research. I have some news… Continue reading Exchange Research Implications and Recommendations for Future Research & Interested Parties

BCM212

International Exchange Research Project ~Reflection~

It is time to reflect and farewell a project that has, thanks to all involved, provided some interesting insights and a space to explore the values and practicalities of research. The process has not been entirely smooth but it has been rewarding. There are three interconnected research values that underpinned the axiology, the concepts with… Continue reading International Exchange Research Project ~Reflection~