A thesis usually consists of a combination of theoretical and empirical analysis related to an issue within media and communication studies.Usually a thesis is a based on a case study, and mixes theoretical and empirical research together, so that empirical research is analysed in relation to relevant theories and concepts for the topic of study.
Please choose a topic that is relevant to the areas of study within the programme.
It is important that all students have a green light for their thesis outline from their supervisor before beginning the research during the Spring term.
Once the location and dates were set, professional materials such as postcard invitations, gallery cards with an artist statement, posters and a press release were created in response to the theme.
The last month was spent framing and designing the layout of the physical exhibit.
With the help of this innovation, people have become closer to each other and can share information and multimedia, exchange messages, and track each other’s online activity with their social accounts.
However, this trend is not seen as a positive change only; while people have become closer and erased the geographical boundaries in communication, this has not in any way made communication heartier or simpler.Theses are also available at DSpace (both CMS and Science Writing), MIT’s own repository for its community’s academic publications.PDF Chapman, Paige Renee Madsen (2018), Innovation attributes and electronic word-of-mouth: impact on likelihood to adopt health apps and health behaviors https://doi.org/10.17077/etd.cfv1-ua9q PDF Ling, Qi (2018), Televising feminism: the Chinese television industry, female television professionals, and neoliberal empowerment https://doi.org/10.17077/etd.9uhrxdi8 PDF Tuwei, David Kiplagat (2018), Communication technology, capabilities and livelihoods: the role of mobile money in facilitating financial inclusion and development in rural Kenya https://doi.org/10.17077/etd.4ghujuli PDF Wellman, Mariah (2018), Gold’s Gym as a “home”: exploring the tensions between traditional bodybuilders and fitness influencers in a commercially branded space https://doi.org/10.17077/etd.v87f8fy5 PDF Carviou, James (2017), Modern family and Family guy: representation and relevancy among Twitter fans https://doi.org/10.17077/etd.kywx8c8y PDF Igram, Sarah E.The objective was to have a fully functional public art exhibit and opening reception, accompanied by professional caliber publicity materials.Research included visits to other art exhibits, attending receptions and analysis of artist statements to identify common practices and compare styles.Much of the work in this course is devoted to independent research in collaboration with your supervisor, alongside cooperation with other students who will also be working on their respective theses.There is a timetable for the thesis with key dates regarding the thesis outline, supervision, and submission.The materials observed ranged from hastily cut printer paper to glossy postcards, email invitations to oversized posters.The quality of presentation and materials related to the artist’s confidence in their work and dedication as a professional artist.The process of research as well as the writing of the thesis will offer an occasion for creativity and intellectual growth within the context of a scientific project.Students taking this course should follow the guidelines provided here and in the course outline MKVM13, and also the individual advice of members of staff who supervise students during the course.