Primary research is the task of using your own skills and techniques to discover new information/ evidence. These can include; surveys, mind map and focus groups. I carried out each of these types of primary research to benefit me in understanding radio, what people want out of radio and evidence I can use when discussing my topic. I began with creating a survey.
Secondary research is the exercise of using information provided from a wide range of existing sources. These could include: articles, films, radio shows and books, secondary research allows you to gather a wide range of evidence for your chosen theme. The research ranging from the evidence I can use when discussing my chosen study, and information that will benefit me when it comes to creating my radio show. I began my secondary research but focusing on three industry people based on my chosen medium of radio. Continue reading “Unit 12: Secondary Research (Greg)”
During this week I researched 3 industry people and did further research on my question and theme, by looking at a wider range of mediums.
3 Industry examples:
This week I looked at 3 different industry examples all based around the topic of radio. Overall I think it went well and I was able to gather a lot of information about their jobs role which will help me for the future. Plus I have also gotten a better understanding of the radio industry as a whole.
The aim of unit 11 was to prepare us and for us to reflect on our future choices. In my case it’s university.
For the future part of this project I had to write a personal statement for my application for university. I have applied for 4 university, I sent each of them the following personal statement so they could get an idea of who I am. Continue reading “Unit 11: Work Experience and University”
This week I continued my research and I also completed my first draft for my introduction for my research pack.
I completed my first draft of my introduction for my research pack, I did so by following the power point that gave us a guide to what we should write about when it comes to the introduction. Continue reading “Unit 12: Week Two (Greg)”
Which skills do you think have helped your writing in this unit? Why and how?
One of the skills that helped me the most during unit 9 was script writing, I used this skill to help me write my theatre script. The skill meant that I was able to successfully write a script as it meant I was able to develop my dialogue in which my play relies on along with the use of stage directions. Stage directions meant that my play had more characteristics to it as the actions of the characters gave an idea to the audiences what they were like. Continue reading “Unit 9: Evaluation (Greg)”