Dissertation Journal: Defended, Edited, Submitted, Accepted

It’s been about a year-and-a-half since my last post about my dissertation.  Two weeks ago, I defended my dissertation NON-RESPONSE BIAS ON WEB-BASED SURVEYS AS INFLUENCED BY THE DIGITAL DIVIDE AND PARTICIPATION GAP.  I’ve included the abstract below if you’re interested in its content but I’ll focus here on some of the process.

Little Things DO Matter

I’ve never liked the trite phrase “don’t sweat the little things.” I have no argument with the general idea that you should spend most of your time on the large, important things. But I reject the implication that the little things aren’t important and not worth spending time on. It offends my passion for detail… Continue reading Little Things DO Matter

How I (Don’t) Use Social Media

This is an uncomfortable post to write. I’ve never wanted to use this blog to discuss personal issues and it feels very vain and self-important to describe some of my own personal habits and practices. But every time I’ve mentioned the things below people are intrigued and interested. Some people are even relieved to find… Continue reading How I (Don’t) Use Social Media

Moving to Indiana

I will be very slow to respond to comments and communications over the course of the next few weeks.  Today is my last day at Sewanee: The University of the South.  This weekend I will be moving to Bloomington, Indiana.  I will begin work as a Project Associate at the National Survey of Student Engagement… Continue reading Moving to Indiana

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