Researching Teen Drinking and Alcohol Use: First Steps

This past week I’ve been working on getting my project off the ground, including scheduling my first interviews, conducting them, transcribing them, and looking for patterns and potential codes (and also unpacking and cleaning my room, but I haven’t quite gotten around to that yet). So far I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the number of […]

Week 6 Update: Korean American Christians in Northern Virginia

I ended up modifying the procedure to not handle sermon notes. Once I did, a couple pastors got back to me. I got one interview done and I’m planning to get the rest done before I get back to school. For this coming week, I’m going to start drafting my final paper and hopefully get […]

Week 5, 6.5 Update: Korean American Christians in NoVA

I have been contacted by more pastors who responded with interest to my project, but I found a common concern – sermon notes. It turns out that not all of the pastors keep their sermon notes and even if they do have sermon notes, they are concerned that the notes may be misused for my […]