You can use this to narrow down an area of focus within the Global Contexts:Contextual explorations
The NIS PPP Student Guide contains a time line, step by step process, tips and reminders to support you in your journey.
At this point successful students:
During the Creation phase students are required to maintain their Process Journal with detailed and reflective entries. It is also a time to pull out your specifications and try to respect them. The creation of your product is helping you achieve your goal.
D: Apply Information could be improve or define during Creation if it is not already completed. Here are some paragraph starters to help you:
“These two sources contain contradicting information. I will need to determine why… First I will… ”
“Since I have learned that… (some information), this affects my project because … ”
“Based on my research, the following factors are most central in creating my product because… ”
“One way for me to test this (information) is to … (outline steps).”
“Before doing my research, I hadn’t realised that … (some information). This means that I will … ” (identify and explain some action you will take).
This is about the creative process, but can easily include research. The process you go through with the PPP is an extremely iterative one that takes you along many different journeys. You may have already encountered this, but below is an excellent infographic which depicts the possible “states of mind” that you might go through! Where are you on this right now? Just remember, it’s normal!
The PPP student Guide 2012-2013 is accessible on the Student_large_storage>PPP Personal Project 2012-2013 > PPP Student Guide 2012-2013