Design Decision-Making and Materials: Research Agendas and Gathering Evidence

  • Dr Eddie Norman Loughborough University
  • Dr Owain Pedgley Loughborough University
  • Rhoda Coles Loughborough University

Abstract

This paper describes the development of the research agendas for three PhD research projects which took place over the last two decades in the Department of Design and Technology at Loughborough University. The emergence of these agendas in relation to their eras is described and the data gathering methods developed to pursue them noted. The paper is intended to support teachers, designers and other researchers in the early stages of the design of their research projects.

Key Words: research, agendas, PhD, methods, materials, designing

Author Biography

Dr Eddie Norman, Loughborough University
Senior Lecturer
How to Cite
NORMAN, Dr Eddie; PEDGLEY, Dr Owain; COLES, Rhoda. Design Decision-Making and Materials: Research Agendas and Gathering Evidence. Journal of Design & Technology Education, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, aug. 2009. ISSN 1360-1431. Available at: <https://www.ariadne.ac.uk/JDTE/article/view/680>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2021.
Section
Research