Oct
      31

      Honors Post 7: Data Munging

      As within DNA a frame shift error can have large and often detrimental effects on a data table. I experienced this first hand at the beginning of the month when

      Oct
      31

      October

      As the year progresses I have been working on analyzing my data. This involves reading articles on my subject matter as well as writing ethnographic vignettes. The vignettes have been immensely helpful when I have been working through some of the concepts in my project. They allow me to recreate a scene from my research…
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      Oct
      31

      October Update (Happy Halloween!)

      Data collection this month has been very slow moving, but I am still pleased with my progress overall. While recruiting participants in October has been the most difficult yet, I took the additional time this month to finish drafting both my introduction and methods sections. Although the thought of beginning to write my thesis was…
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      Oct
      30

      Weekly Report 1028-Revised Proposal

      Weekly Report 1028   Research Topic: Confucianism in the Development of Japanese Nationalism

      Oct
      30

      October Update: Let the Drafting Begin!

      Over the past month, my main focus has been to finish reading my primary sources and to begin outlining my thesis. I stayed in Williamsburg over fall break to wrap up most of my reading, meaning that I didn’t have the most exciting of breaks, but it was certainly productive.