Field Day #3 Today’s agenda started off a bit different as we finished up going through the coding of our data one full round. When we initially began the data entry, I was expecting it to be very straight-forward, giving every question and answer a variable and it would be as simple as that. HoweverContinue reading “5/24/2016 – Kaetlyn Lee”
Day 3: The Old Man and the Survey The morning breeze awoke me from my cabin at Mount Victory Camp Eco-Lodge. It was another scorching day here at St. Croix, but there was no time to laze around in the shade. After a quick shower and a light meal, our team departed for two localContinue reading “5/23/2016 – Jeff Kraprayoon”
…as the students continue surveying after lunch. Next stop, the beach!
Field Day #2: Sunday, May 22, 2016 Hello, St. Croix! Well, welcome to our first full day of field work here on beautiful St. Croix! We arrived yesterday afternoon, but the real work started this morning at 7:30 sharp. We piled into our long-suffering group van and trundled off down the mountain to our veryContinue reading “5/22/2016 – Paige Crowl”
The students are taking a short break from asking local shoppers about their seafood preferences.
Arrival in St. Croix – “That will shave fifteen minutes off of my morning prep time” Today we ventured from Atlanta to Christiansted. Security was light, and we breezed through in minimal time. Everyone showed up, and no one got lost. We had some breakfast at the food court in the airport and boarded theContinue reading “5/21/2016 – Jason Boss”
The Last Day of Class We are now less than 24 hours from St. Croix! Start packing and prepare for the vacation field research! Today we had our last reading talking specifically about researching on St. Croix Island. The author lived in St. Croix for 20 month and provides her close observation and explains herContinue reading “5/20/2016 – Han Yang”
Don’t Be Scared, Be Safe We are officially two days away from lift-off to St. Croix! Today, when we weren’t practicing our interviewing skills, we were learning about two diseases we will be dealing with when on the island: Zika and Ciguatera. Zika According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), “Zika virusContinue reading “5/19/2016 – Meg Withers”