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Research Practice. Yes, this is real and it is useful.

Research Practice

Simple, and simple is good. Set a timer for 25 minutes. Do that task (e.g. writing) for 25 minutes. That is all you are doing. The Four Sentence Abstract. I found this many many years ago, and have used it ever since.

The Four Sentence Abstract

While it is not ideal for framing a research question where you don’t yet know the outcome (as that is a reasonably speculative model of research) for writing a summary of a chapter, or a proposal for an essay or conference paper, it has never failed. The original is from Kent Beck, which I think is missing but a fine Canadian (one Michael W. Godfrey) has kept it.

Teaching Ethics

The More-Than Research Game – Paper Giant. We created THE MORE-THAN RESEARCH GAME to provide researchers and designers with a way of thinking differently about their projects.

The More-Than Research Game – Paper Giant

It is a game that is designed to open up design and research possibilities. The Deck. Are You Solving the Right Problems? How good is your company at problem solving?

Are You Solving the Right Problems?

Probably quite good, if your managers are like those at the companies I’ve studied. What they struggle with, it turns out, is not solving problems but figuring out what the problems are. In surveys of 106 C-suite executives who represented 91 private and public-sector companies in 17 countries, I found that a full 85% strongly agreed or agreed that their organizations were bad at problem diagnosis, and 87% strongly agreed or agreed that this flaw carried significant costs. Fewer than one in 10 said they were unaffected by the issue. The pattern is clear: Spurred by a penchant for action, managers tend to switch quickly into solution mode without checking whether they really understand the problem. It has been 40 years since Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jacob Getzels empirically demonstrated the central role of problem framing in creativity.

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Easy Cite referencing tool. Easy Cite lets you look up referencing tips and examples in a selection of styles used at RMIT.

Easy Cite referencing tool

For guides to other referencing styles, or if you'd prefer to work with a printed guide, visit our Referencing guides for printing. Accessibility Easy Cite referencing tool is inaccessible to keyboard users and assistive technologies. You can navigate it on devices with a touch screen or download accessible Word versions. Feedback To report an error or to send us feedback, please use the Easy Cite feedback form. Need help with academic writing? If you need help using references in your assignments and essays, contact your teacher or the Learning Skills Advisor.

Critical Thinking

Trainspotting's poster campaign: 20 years on. The black, white and orange film posters for Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting are some of the most iconic and memorable of all time.

Trainspotting's poster campaign: 20 years on

With the sequel, Trainspotting 2, out this week, we’re revisiting our 2011 interview with the designers behind the original campaign. Here, Mark Blamire (now of Blanka and Print-Process) and Rob O’Connor of Stylorouge talk to Gavin Lucas about shooting the cast, choosing orange and looking to Irvine Welsh’s novel for inspiration. Required Reading: Design Observer. AIGA’s Design Educators Community list their must-have books for design inspiration for 2017.

Required Reading: Design Observer

Meet the Maker. Things you were taught at school that are wrong. Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with “And” or “But”? What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are lots of other so-called grammar rules that we’ve probably been getting wrong in our English classrooms for years? How did grammar rules come about? To understand why we’ve been getting it wrong, we need to know a little about the history of grammar teaching. Grammar is how we organise our sentences in order to communicate meaning to others. Those who say there is one correct way to organise a sentence are called prescriptivists. Prescriptivists had their day in the sun in the 18th century.

These self-appointed guardians of the language just made up grammar rules for English, and put them in books that they sold. They took their newly concocted rules from Latin.

Typography

Decolonsing design / design cultural diversity. Thinking Romano Hänni. 12 12 1956. The Book with the E / Size: 13,5×10 cm (50 pages) / Edition: 28 Calendar for the year 1987 or: Recollections on November 1, 1986 / Size: 21×10,5 cm (20 pages) / Edition: 70 Signs from the Stone Age / Size: 21×21 cm (20 pages) / Edition: 81.

Thinking Romano Hänni. 12 12 1956

MoodBoards. 1000+ images about moodboards on Pinterest. CD 2016 Grads. The Power of “Inclusive Design Leadership” to Influence how societies flourish. – CATALYST. By Gareth Jenkins and Giselle Carr, Abovegroup Designing Inclusion | Fall 2016 How does the creative services industry instill a culture of leadership that is inclusive by design?

The Power of “Inclusive Design Leadership” to Influence how societies flourish. – CATALYST

Over the past fifteen years, the Caribbean based design firm Abovegroup has acted as a sanctuary of big ideas and a driver of sophistication for building powerful brands. How An Offers & Needs Market Helps Build Sustainable Practice. The irony of the modern market is that it can get a spare part from across the world, but a neighbour still might not know that the mechanic with the skills to fix the car is right next door – Donnie Maclurcan So often, people working on sustainability in different organisations or communities are facing the same challenges.

How An Offers & Needs Market Helps Build Sustainable Practice

Good Design Awards Yearbook 2014 by Good Design Australia. 2015 Good Design Awards Yearbook by Good Design Australia. STEM to STEAM.

Teaching Ideas

Untitled. Interactive exhibits must not only communicate their messages through physical means, they must also be easy for visitors to operate, and robust enough to withstand years of loving use. At the Science Museum of Minnesota, we develop and design interactive exhibits through an iterative process of protoyping and audience testing. While the content and activity are being developed, we build a life-size working model of the exhibit component and test it with visitors to gauge its feasibility and effectiveness. Based on the feedback we receive, we revise the model and interpretation and test it again. This prototyping process consistently produces safe, reliable, and effective exhibit components.

About. Awards AIGA 365 / FPO Awards (3 time winner) / Art Directors Club Award / Official Honoree in The 19th Annual Webby Awards / Brand New Awards (4 time winner) / Communication Arts Design Annual Award / Information is Beautiful Awards (2012 Studio of the Year, 2014 Interactive Gold Medal) / Graphis - Silver (2 time winner) / Awwwards Agency of the Year Nominee (1 Site of the Month, 6 Sites of the Day)/ FWA Site of the Day / SEGD Global Design Award / Malofiej Silver Feature / AIA New York Chapter Honor Award Press features. Loop: Design for Social Good. Agency: The creative studio for social change in Sydney & NYC. Design Is Capitalism.

Studio 2&4

Studio 3&5. SIM. Studio C – colour and info. Studio F intro to publication. LTfS. Funny stuff. Presentations. Visual thinking. Teaching Resources. Ep.1: Welcome to Mastering Mobile Video on Vimeo. Creative Learning Exchange — Cartographica39(4)1 14 2004. Meld Studios. How to Use In-Text Citations in APA Format Worksheet. Practice with this In-Text Citations in APA Format Worksheet to make sure you follow the APA Guide. Ten exercises require you to write a sentence using either direct or indirect quotations while following the proper format for this style of citation.

For the exercises below, use signal phrases and/or parenthetical citations to work the quote into a sentence. Any information necessary for the in-text citations are provided. An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments. The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us. What is salient is not important. What is important is not salient.

The media turns us away from the issues that will determine the course of our lives, and towards topics of brain-melting irrelevance. This, on current trends, will be the hottest year ever measured. The previous record was set in 2015; the one before in 2014. Fifteen of the 16 warmest years have occurred in the 21st century. Arctic sea ice covered a smaller area last winter than in any winter since records began. Throughout the media, these tragedies are reported as impacts of El Niño: a natural weather oscillation caused by blocks of warm water forming in the Pacific.

Charlie Cannon presents Social Design Pathways. Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students. The Royal College of Art Unveil Weird and Wonderful Design For The Real World Exhibition During London Design Festival. Three Focusing Activities to Engage Students in the First 5 Minutes of Class. In the previous two articles, I shared ideas to address student accountability and student preparation in the flipped classroom.

Scentimental Associations with Nature. 30 Academic Resources on Learning. Paperpoint. 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design. In the two decades since Wilson published The Biophilia Hypothesis, the body of evidence supporting biophilia has expanded considerably. Design Practice MethodsSYSTEMIC METHODS Archives - Design Practice Methods. Actor Network Theory. Sandrine Thuret: You can grow new brain cells. Here's how. The Evolution of Magazine Covers. Cosmopolitan covers started out with women dressed conservatively. Christopher Dresser : Art Botany - Peg Nocciolino, Grafikmuse Archives, Inspiration - Peg Nocciolino.

Resources for Primary Schools - Shine Lab. About — What I Didn't Learn in Design School. The First Thing I Ever Designed: Elana Schlenker and Gratuitous Type MagazineEye on Design. Meet Seb Chan: ACMI's New Chief Experience Officer. Stochastic Printing vs. Conventional Printing. Most Shocking Second a Day Video. CityLab Studio: Designing participatory, human-centred methods for citizen engagement. Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play. Graph Paper.