“If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions.”
Research takes longer than you think. It's more than just searching.
Start any idea or topic with brainstorming. It's an important part of the research process.
Part A: What do you know?
In groups of 3, share what you know about the topic already.
What is the issue about (i.e. assignment 1 summary)?
What are the challenges of the issue?
The challenges are various angels you can focus your scope of investigation.
Part B: Group Mind Map
1. Put your topic in the centre of your group mind map.
2. Think about the following questions to help you brainstorm:
You may use you background research and anything you may have learned about the topic in Assignment 1 to help you scope out your ideas.
Use Bubbl.us to create your mind map or the worksheet provided.
Part C: SHARE OUT: Each topic, one group shares what they wrote or discussed.
What is the issue
What are challenges/angles of the issue?
Part D: What, Who, Where, When and Why/How of your Topic
Further focus on developing your topic by identifying the who what where when of your topic.
Choose one challenge/angel which is the why/how. Then think of the what who where when.
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