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A better half to old Egyptian Art provides a accomplished choice of unique essays exploring key innovations, serious discourses, and theories that form the self-discipline of old Egyptian art.

• beneficial properties contributions from best students of their respective fields of craftsmanship with regards to old Egyptian art
• presents overviews of previous and current scholarship and indicates new avenues to stimulate debate and make allowance for severe readings of person paintings works
• Explores subject matters and issues resembling methodological methods, transmission of Egyptian artwork and its connections with different cultures, historic reception, expertise and interpretation,
• presents a complete synthesis on a self-discipline that has varied to the level that it now contains topics starting from gender conception to ‘X-ray fluorescence’ and ‘image-based interpretations systems’

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McKernan (1998, p. 46) suggests that ‘the most outstanding feature’ of the professional is the ‘capacity for self-evaluation and self-improvement through rigorous and systematic research and study of his or her practice’ where ‘. . ’ Our book aims to encourage this kind of critical approach through the exploration and application of appropriate research strategies in Art and Design. The ‘extended professional’, then, is a reflective practitioner-researcher. The practitioner-researcher The ‘practitioner-researcher’ is a particular role, defined as: ‘someone who holds down a job in some particular area and at the same time carries out .

What methodologies and methods have they used? Looking back on Chapter 1: Planning the Journey Embarking upon postgraduate research we usually set off in hope and expectation, perhaps not really that clear about exactly why. In presenting various personal experiences of research from ‘travellers’ who have completed the journey of research for higher degrees, we hope we have stimulated you to think about your motives for doing your research project and what you wish to achieve. In posing four apparently simple questions – what?

Being sceptical and critical are crucial research characteristics in progressing from one piece of knowledge to a better, more ‘fit’ version. If we accept the ‘fish’ argument then ‘fishing’ – knowing how to do research, knowing about methodology – is perhaps the most important part of the research process. ’ (Rose, 2001, p. 4) The terms ‘methodology’ and ‘method’ are often abused and sometimes used interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference. Method: 1. ‘a way of proceeding or doing something, especially a systematic or regular one’; 2.

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