Skills Audit

For my 201MAPA module we were asked to look at our skills critically and evaluate them. The task: Part 1  The table on the following page provides a list of 12 transferable skills that you may have acquired during your time at university (academic or extra-curricular), while working, or through other experience. For each of […]

Networks

When working in creative industries, having a great network is a huge advantage. You can expand your network using LinkedIn or by going around, introducing  yourself and taking to people. That’s what I tried to do during my first semester of second year in university. At the beginning of the second year I made a […]

Placement applications/employer exchanges

One of my modules at university (201MAPA) requires us to find ourselves a placement within the professional field we are interested in. The concept of a placement is really interesting for me and it’s a totally new field as I have never been an intern. Therefore, I had to do a lot of research to […]

Researhing the digital. Week 8 || 182MC

Social media ethnography: the digital researcher in a messy web From the title I could tell that the text will be something I am familiar with already because I have learned about ethnography at the beginning of the course so I was interested to deepen my knowledge about it and maybe see ethnography in a […]

Researching the visual. Week 7 || 182MC

Making photographs as a part of a research project: Photo-documentation, photo-elicitation and photo-essays As much as I admire photography, I did not think it was highly used in doing research nonetheless that there are even three main methods such as photo-documentation, photo-elicitation and photo-essays. Before reading I asked myself ‘How can a successful research be […]

Researching people. Week 6 || 182MC

The Great Interview: 25 Strategies for Studying People in Bed First of all, I found the name of the article intriguing because it does not really explain a lot and it is not clear what the article is going to talk about. Before reading I wanted to find out if it is actually going to be […]