Research Method Analysis Plan

3/4/13
Today we finished up going through a few books of design research methods, for our research method analysis. We are looking at and analyzing the existing methods in an effort to understand what methods or combination of methods would be most useful for our project.
Therefore, we have organized the tools we found into the categories:
– emotional probes
– understanding existing ecology
– representing and analyzing data
– desires
– possible future solutions and ideas
– overarching methods
We chose these categories specific to learning about the context of gun safety. Through categorizing the methods in this way, we have begun to brainstorm scenarios for how the methods can be used.
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We then brainstormed ways to represent this analysis of tools to others, and how to begin to understand how the methods can be used together:
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