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Travel Tales as Travel Tells

Ironically, Travel Week on Better Endings has come about this week whilst I am, literally, travelling! I’m in Las Vegas through tomorrow with a terrific group of 5 college students who will be presenting a panel of papers at a conference here based on research they conducted with me for a class on Ethnographic Research.   282 more words

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Transmedia Projects (partial semester work) including research, community website with embedded video and branded social media with editorial calendar for future product or service:

Research and reciprocity

When I lived in rural Timor-Leste (East Timor), I observed a researcher approaching the local people for interviews. She took care to explain to them that she was a… 802 more words


caregiving as sacred work

Whenever I conduct observations in a clinical setting, I inevitably wish I had become a doctor or nurse. Not for the time-consuming paperwork and administrative red tape, but for the capacity to make a tangible difference in someone’s quality of life. 258 more words

Person-centered Care

About the Field School: How Folklife Archives Work

The Folklore Studies Program at George Mason University is one of the few programs in the U.S. the offers comprehensive instruction in ethnographic methods and data collection.   368 more words


An expert view of ethnographic research in design

Ethnographic research: we all have heard about it. This approach was taken over from anthropology where a researcher would completely immerse him or herself in the community/group/society he/she wants to study. 87 more words


I will present my research on RIMs-Computer Music Designers emerging profession next week at IRCAM in Paris (12 March).  I will present results concerning the project: 240 more words

Electroacoustic Music