Exploring the use of the personal meaning mapping method in dress and textiles scholarship

dc.contributor.author Reeves-DeArmond, Genna
dc.date 2018-10-19T01:01:24.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:29:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:29:57Z
dc.date.issued 2013-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Gaimster (2011) acknowledges mind mapping as a useful technique for brainstorming ideas about a research problem in fashion scholarship. Recent literature has provided evidence that variations of mind mapping (see Buzan, 2003) and concept mapping can also be used as a research method. Personal Meaning Mapping (PMM) is a recently developed data collection technique “designed to measure how a specific learning experience uniquely affects each individual’s understanding or meaning-making process” (Adams, Falk, & Dierking, 2003, p. 22). The purpose of this paper is to share my introductory use of the PMM method in dress and textiles scholarship and explore other options for its application. I used the PMM method as a data collection tool to investigate the role of dress artifacts and displays in learning about a historic event (in this case, Titanic) in museums.</p>
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dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.keywords learning
dc.subject.keywords mind mapping
dc.subject.keywords personal meaning mapping
dc.subject.keywords research method
dc.title Exploring the use of the personal meaning mapping method in dress and textiles scholarship
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