Original Research Documentation (Ella)

Documentation of Original Research


Date: 9/18/2020

Time Spent: 30 min

Notes: Today I created a google doc and wrote down all my thoughts about where my original research currently stands.

Date: 10/4/2020

Time Spent: ~15 min

Notes: Found some sources on survey writing

Date: 10/11/2020

Time Spent: ~1 hour

Notes: Took notes on sources found last weekend, started to brainstorm questions for the survey here.

Date: 10/13/2020

Time Spent: ~45 min

Notes: Brainstormed questions for next interview (Matthew Ray).

Date: 10/18/2020

Time Spent: 3 hours

Notes: Wrote surveys for Plan B– a Renaissance School Population, did some research for a Plan A population contact list.

Date: 10/23/2020

Time Spent: 2 hours

Notes: Selected top contacts lists for Plan A, wrote surveys for that population, wrote draft email to the Church to determine availability/interest- pending review from committee.

Date: 10/28/2020

Time Spent: 1 hour

Notes: Finished writing and sent the email to Kathy Doby, a contact from the Sojourner’s UCC that Ms. Farris is acquainted with.

Date: 11/8/2020

Time Spent: 2 hours

Notes: Created google forms for each survey.

Date(s): 11/13/2020 and 11/14/2020

Total Time Spent: 2 hours

Notes: Waited for film screening participants, they did not show up.

Date: 11/17/2020

Time Spent: 30 min

Notes: Committee meeting we discussed original research and I took notes (handwritten) on what to include in my Plan B survey. 

Date: 11/25/2020

Time Spent: 4 hours

Notes: Wrote survey questions for Plan B, made the google form surveys for them. (Here)

Date: 11/30/2020

Time Spent: 1 hour

Notes: Scheduled film screenings for original research and sent a schoolwide email to gain participants (I got some participants this time thank god)

Date: 12/4/2020

Time Spent: 4 hours

Notes: Updated OR documentation (this doc), played through Paris is Burning to find any parts too explicit to screen, and held my first original research screening from 6:30-8.

Date: 12/5/2020

Time spent: 2.5 hours

Notes: Held my second original research screening from 1-2:30

Date: 12/11/2020

Time Spent: 50 min

Notes: Started writing report on Original Research. Wrote abstract, methodology, and a bit of analysis

Date: 12/12/2020

Time Spent: 2 hours

Notes: Finished analysis and reflection and made sure all OR data was on classroom.

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