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Web journal of the Dreams and Reality Event January 11th 2006
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Patrick started the day by asking why are we here? he explained the guidelines- a documentation on how to write the report. But doing the research itself is about far more than what’s on the paper. If this was art school the ‘doing’ of the research would be equally important as the report. Click to read more

In the second segment of the day, Patrick introduced the timeline as a key element in effective planning
for their research projects. The students are currently at different stages of the initial process: ‘Where to begin?’ and “How to proceed?” Click to read more

Take a flip
This is an individual assignment. Find a fl ip-chart on the wall and use it to comment (in words and/or pictures) all or some of the questions below. Use any form that you choose. For example - draw, make notes, create a mind-map, creating lists ­ a picture may be worth a thousand words! Click to read more

The group were then given 5 minutes to meet as many people in the group as possible in the time and
to fi nd out as much as possible from them. Click to read more

Shift and Share

After students had individually worked on their posters, four volunteers simultaneously introduced their work from the take a flip exercise.
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All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one in one’s time plays many parts...
William Shakespeare
As You Like It Act 2 Scene 7

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Scenarios Presentation
Report outs for each group:
  • Obstacles
  • Miss OSP
  • Friends Reunited
  • 2 Sides of the Same Coin
  • Network Central
  • I Love Her School
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Communities of interest
This was a group assignment. Students were asked to form groups with similar researach interests.
The assignment asked, “What is the best support environment you need to be successful in your
project?” Click to read more

Communities Report out

Group one described their ideal community of interest to support their research. This included the following variables: technical knowledge, for example methodology; emotional support; such as contacts - people who have access to companies, knowledge about companies, active listeners and contributers. Click to read more

Patching it

This activity provided a way for everyone to be connected into a networked community of interest. Click to read more

Process Discussion

Garrick rounded up the session by referring to the journey of failure as being paved with many good
intentions.Click to read more


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