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What have you been making?

General introduction

How did you do it? (method)

Describe your research,

1) what, how and why

2) describe the reading and writing you did and describe how it supported your practice. This may be a discussion of particular texts, or it might be a description of writing and reading methods you adopted and how they helped shape your work. .

In this section you can help us understand how your work comes together on a practical level and talk about possible outcome(s) in the future. These outcome(s) may have changed as your research evolved, describe the decisions you made along the way which resulted in a change of direction, or which resulted in the recognition of a core research strand.

Relation to previous practice

Identify developing practices and theoretical approaches over the last year. This can be very practical: new working methods, new skills &c; describe what such new skills afford.

What do you want to make next?

How does your proposed future research connect to previous projects you have done? Here you can use the descriptions you made during the Methods seminar or make new descriptions.

Why do you want to make it?

Relation to a larger context

Meaning practices or ideas that go beyond the scope of your personal work. Write briefly about other projects or theoretical material which share an affinity with your work. At this juncture, it's simply about showing an awareness of a broader context, which you will later build upon as your research progresses.

References

A list of references (Remember that dictionaries, encyclopedias and wikipedia are not references to be listed. These are starting points which should lead to more substantial texts and practices.) As with your previous essays, the references need to be formatted according to the Harvard method.)

Feel free to include any visual material to substantiate, illustrate or elucidate your ToM. For example use images to reference your work or that of others.