Category Archives: thesis

Thesis references

I managed thesis references separately while writing the main body of my thesis. I kept references in a separate blank document where I used reference tools to sort and store references. As I used references in my writing, I cited … Continue reading

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Next on the chopping block: Introduction

Introduction. You should not be 19 pages long. That is heresy. But first, random picture. I’m going to work from the purpose statement chapter of Creswell. I’ll develop my ideas as background ideas and umbrella thoughts. Then, I’ll organize my … Continue reading

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Editing my METHODS section

I’m editing my Methods section today. This will probably be a very boring post unless you’re interested in the constant comparative method. Probably no pictures, either. Okay, so let’s get to it. This is a typical editing scenario for me. … Continue reading

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Thesis thoughts

Okay, so the thesis is done. And, to take a break from writing, I think I’ll write. In fact, I’ll write about writing. That makes sense in the recursive world of recursiveness. I think my laptop is on its last … Continue reading

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Read Bruner…you’ll be glad you did

Sometimes, I read an article rich with theory and ideas, but I’m not able to apply them immediately. When this happens, the article gets kind of lost in my brain. I’m sure it continues to shape my thoughts, but I … Continue reading

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Something to remember about news breaking on Twitter

I’ve been monitoring the Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) status on Twitter because it seems like Twitter always knows about things before I do. It has something to do with the way a service like Twitter pushes information to you instead … Continue reading

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Activity theory–it’s not you, it’s me.

I’m worried that I don’t quite understand activity theory. I read Heather Canary’s article in which she uses activity theory to describe how decisions are made in public policy, and it’s really brilliant. I was so hoping that I could … Continue reading

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