FREE WRITING THOUGHTS
My thoughts have been in motion on how to approach this exercise since our Tuesday evening collaboration course. I’ve already communicated my brainstorming list, but what’s next; I didn’t feel I needed to recreate another mind map at this point, however the words that Professor Field spoke were being regurgitated in my mind, “reference the Problem, Question and Purpose section of Irene L. Clark’s book along with the purpose-oriented questions that follow on the same page.”
As those words echoed in my ear, the momentum was racing in my mind when I finally reached the end of Chapter 4 in Clark’s book. I sat back in my bubble green chair from CB2 and thought to myself, “Where to go from here?” Looking at my brainstorming list that laid in front of me and referencing the folded back page in our thesis book with the purpose-oriented questions highlighted; somehow a little thought cloud bubbled up and instantly it came to me that I should merge the two, just to see if my thoughts go hand and hand with a possible research problem or question.
As I set the timer on my Android phone for 30 minutes and placed my thesis moleskine in front of me to begin mapping my thoughts, my mind and pen seemed to scribble off together. Feeling as if I had sort of a mind block of the world going on around, I couldn’t hear the construction outside any longer, nor our cat wanting outside or in, I just sort of blocked everything out and felt I could focus while the words danced around in my mind. Utilizing my note sketching ability my visual thoughts started to fill up my pages in my moleskine.
Clark, Irene L. Writing the Successful Thesis and Dissertation. Prentice Hall, 2006.
FREE WRITING ORGANIZATION
When it comes to being organized and keeping track of my thesis research, I don’t see myself having any issues due to having OCD. (Seriously! – tee hee.) I am an extremely organized person and have great organizational skills for filing, note taking, and keep track of everything in an organized filing system.
FREE WRITING RESULTS