Sometime before next class on March 1, please write a blog post explaining the area you intend to work in for your TECH 621 final project.
As a reminder, I expect your final project will be an original research project (and paper), which can be conducted alone or in small teams of up to 3 people.
For now, don’t worry about teams. Just write down a clear explanation of the research area that interests you. You may not have a specific topic yet, but you should identify some area of potential research that interests you more than others. Give me as much information as you know about what your interest area is, and even ideas for specific topics, if you have them.
It is OK if you haven’t figured out a specific topic yet. Once you have identified your research area, the next step is to start reading previous research in, or closely related to, that area. You will have 2 weeks to work on collecting about 15 research articles and producing a brief literature review.
So, remember to write a blog post explaining what your interest area is, and to continue collecting references that you find interesting. I will provide more information about writing a literature review later.
Should you have any questions, as always, don’t hesitate to ask – in the comments below, on Twitter, or by e-mail.