Blog Context For this weeks blog we were asked to answer some questions about the reading exercise which I’ve listed below with my answers. What does this papers title tell you about the article and does it make you want to read it? I feel this title ” Exploring Minecraft as a Conduit for Increasing […]Read more "Reading Exercise – Full Paper"
Picking a Research Topic Over the last week I’ve been looking at research topics. I wanted to do something inside the realm of Procedural World Generation. Things like how games like Rust and Minecraft build these incredible maps from a single random string (seed) interest me. I wanted to find a paper that looked into […]Read more "Progress Report 1 – Assignment 2"
The Task Find at least 3 different sources of evidence (e.g. a blog post, a journal article, youtube video etc.) for each of the two topics listed below (6 in total). You don’t need to read or watch them. Try to find as many different kinds of sources of evidence as you can but try […]Read more "Week 8: Searching for Credible Evidence Blog Exercise"
Discourse Analysis is the study of discovering context behind a persons specific language used by looking “Beyond the Sentence” (Deborah Tannen, Discourse Analysis). Discourse Analysis looks at the grammar used and asks questions about why that grammar is used to help obtain a context behind it. For example. If Luke brought a pack of Gum […]Read more "Week 6: Discourse Analysis"
Topics of Interest Almost 3 full months have passed in my final year of NMIT yet I haven’t picked a topic for my 3rd year project ( A 6 month long project completed at the end of the 3rd year ) and although I have plenty of ideas on what to do I haven’t selected […]Read more "Week 4: Choosing a Research Topic"
What is Ontology? In the simplest possible terms Ontology is the study of “What is real?” Ontology is a confusing topic, when researching the subject I found myself hitting a few brick walls where people discussing the subject seem to have apposing ideas on some of the details of Ontology. Regardless I’ll try to give […]Read more "Week 3: The Study of Ontology"
Today was the first day of my Research 701 semester 2 class. I have been tasked with keeping a blog as part of my assignment 1. For our first blog we were asked to answer a few questions about research and plagiarism which I have answered below. What do you think ‘research’ is? Research can […]Read more "Week 1: First Blog Back"