Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

6 Thinking Hats

I’ll be using the six thinking hats method to solve problems during my projects.

White hat – Data

Red hat – Intuition and emotion

Black hat – All the bad points of the decision

Yellow hat – Positive thinking

Green hat – Creativity

Blue hat – Process control

Steps to solve my problems in Project One

  • What are the problems? There is very limited time on the project.
  • What are the symptoms? It has to appeal to a large audience.
  • What are the assumptions?
  • Is the evidence reliable? I will make sure my research is reliable to get the right information.
  • Is there missing information? There is no information given on the brief about what to create, which for me, makes it harder.
  • Is there another reason?

What structural devices do we have as storytellers to get my message across?

Moving image

  • Editing
  • Lighting
  • Location
  • Structure
  • Sound – by following the brief, I will not change the sound track
  • Cinematography
  • Genre

Radio

  • Recording studio
  • Editing
  • Genre
  • Silence
  • Transitions
  • Music
  • Speech

Websites

  • Image result for website iconLayout
  • Testing
  • Content
  • Colour
  • Coding
  • Image

Photography

  • EditingImage result for photo icon
  • Lighting
  • Subject
  • Perspective
  • Location
  • Genre
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