Archive for February, 2019

February Update: Making Headway on Writing

By • Feb 19th, 2019 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Since my last update, I have made quite a bit of progress on the remainder of my thesis. Although applying for jobs and this semester’s schoolwork have set me back a little bit, I am relatively happy with the progress I have made, especially considering the major concept changes I described in my last post.…
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W&M Honors Fellows 2019-02-12 20:21:49

By • Feb 12th, 2019 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

At this point in time, I have finished coding all of my transcripts. This means that each speaker’s Excel file has been filled with their respective tokens of affect, judgment, and appreciation according to the criteria of the Appraisal framework (Martin and White, 2005). All the tokens have also been organized around central themes of…
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It’s All Coming Together

By • Feb 11th, 2019 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

My final semester of college has begun, and I have about two months left to analyze my data and finish writing my thesis. Before returning to campus, I laid out steps to achieve this goal and so far, everything is going according to plan. As I anticipated, completing all video coding has been the biggest…
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Honors Blog 10: Beginning The Write Up

By • Feb 10th, 2019 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Now that I’m back in Williamsburg it is time to put my nose to the grindstone and write up my honors thesis and carry out a few supplementary experiments to my thesis. My advisor and I have laid out an action plan through which I will write up my thesis in a non-linear order beginning…
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