By C. Meghan Hausman Jacobson Our team has been busy coding all of the data from the past two summer academies. We are using Dedoose to code our data, including student interviews, observation notes, screen recordings, and videos from the summer academies. To start, we normed the group and chose codes to focus in on; … More Coding, Coding…and More Coding
By: C. Meghan Hausman Now that we have completed our 2-week summer academy with the students, we are able to take a step back and reflect on our work. Our staff for the summer academy was split into a few groups: researchers (who took fastidious notes on their observations), mentors (who guided the students through … More Informal vs. Formal Education: How do we bridge the gap?
Though we began the IRB process months ago, it’s taking us a bit longer than expected thanks to having to work with 2 different institutions and the Chicago Public Schools. We are now moving forward and will hopefully be out of the woods soon enough! Tentatively, we are meeting internally in the beginning of January, … More Getting started