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Reflecting on Fieldwork


Please review your fieldwork, and compose a blog post that will help you draw the most useful information from it and come to a better of

General questions

1. What are the most striking facts, statistics, or quotations?
2. What do they allow you to show, prove, or illustrate?
3. What secondary sources do they intersect with?

If you did a survey:

1. How did you choose the survey population?
2. Did the survey meet your expectations? Did you get good answers? Why or why not?
3. What would you do differently if you were to repeat it?
4. What did you learn about your topic?
5. How might your further analyze your results?
6. What did you learn about this method of doing research?

If you did an interview:

1. How did you choose the interviewee?
2. Did the conversation meet your expectations? Did you get good answers? Why or why not?
3. Were you able to ask follow-up questions? Did you effectively use a script?
4. What would you do differently in a future interview?
5. What did you learn about your topic?
6. What did you learn about this method of doing research?



If you did some other form of fieldwork, please respond appropriately in the spirit of the specific prompts above.

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