Pre-thesis Week #6

Pre-thesis Assignment #6 This week’s assignment involves writing a summary to give an update of the current status of the research including the current directions we are looking into and the plan ahead. Here’s where I am right now.. Right from the start, I have been intrigued by colors. Different aspects of color have always […]


Pre-thesis Week #5

Pre-thesis Assignment #5 This week’s assignment required us to perform deeper research into our area and topic. I read from multiple resources  and summarized five articles. We also had to create a dialogic journal to pen down our thoughts, ideas, observations and questions. Article Summaries The article summaries are consolidated in a Google document which […]


Pre-thesis Week#4

Pre-thesis Assignment #4 This assignment helped us draft a meaningful problem statement after compiling all the findings from the earlier research. It also involved creating the first draft of persona and listing out stakeholders and users to interview. Step #1: Problem Statement A problem statement is always hard to hit right at the first go. […]


Pre-thesis Week#3

Pre-thesis Assignment #3 This assignment involved focusing on the area and topic for the thesis by using the medium of writing. We were encouraged to put down all our thoughts on paper which helped focus on the nuances within an area and decide on a topic.  Step #1: Area and Topic Based on the earlier […]


Pre-thesis Week#2

Pre-thesis Assignment #2 This assignment involved diving deep into scholarly research to find journal articles, review articles and dissertations for our selected topics of interest using the NYU library website only. Step #1: Creating mind map Based on the earlier exercise, I had identified my primary area of interest as ‘colors’ and created the following […]


Pre-thesis Week#1

Pre-thesis Assignment#1 The pre-thesis process started off with listing down personal interests and gathering thoughts to focus on a single topic for our thesis. Even though we were all given the same steps to follow and process was outlined, no doubt the outcome would be very different for each cohort member and I was excited […]