Fashion design research : research methodologies for emerging researchers [Abstract]

Finn, Angela L. (2008) Fashion design research : research methodologies for emerging researchers [Abstract]. In Alpha Alpha Alpha November Zulu : Annual Conference of Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, 4th - 6th November, 2008, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Qld.

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This paper attempts to address some fundamental issues faced by new and emerging researchers in the discipline of Fashion design. A culture of patchwork research methodology appears to have become the norm in an attempt to ‘fit’ fashion design research into an academic paradigm for the examination of readers from more traditional research fields such as Arts, Humanities, Science and Philosophy. Two key questions are discussed here; is it appropriate for fashion researchers to adopt and adapt existing research methodologies to find a scholarly, academic voice? Secondly; do these methodologies enable fashion design research to be effectively disseminated to professionals and fellow researchers within the discipline of fashion design?

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ID Code: 34112
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: fashion, design, research methodology, tacit knowledge, action research
ISBN: 9781921291531
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Textile and Fashion Design (120306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Fashion
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Angela Finn
Deposited On: 13 Mar 2011 22:24
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2011 22:24

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