Week 1 – Key Media Concepts Research

Today we looked at key media concepts and their importance in the games industry. Key media concepts include: Institutions Industries Audiences Representation Genre Narrative Language Text & Meaning Different Products Juxtaposition Mise-en-Scene I will be investigating genre for this task. Genres for games can relate to core gameplay and also story and atmosphere. One of … More Week 1 – Key Media Concepts Research

Week 1 – Types of Research (and Phone Task)

Today I learned about primary and secondary research and why they are used. Primary research is collecting the data yourself using methods such as questionnaires or asking questions to people, you can also use your own knowledge as primary data. Secondary research uses other people’s second-hand information to use as a source of data such … More Week 1 – Types of Research (and Phone Task)