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Viva Voce Scheduled for March 25

My viva voce (by live voice), otherwise known as the doctoral defense, is scheduled for March 25. Time to start my preparation (as if the previous 4 years were not enough!!). and no, I will NOT be making anything up!

I Submitted My Doctoral Thesis!

I want to share that Thursday morning, January 10, 2013, was the day that I submitted my doctoral thesis. More years in the making than it may seem by my four years at Lancaster University, I am happy that this step is now complete. It is now being printed and bound to send to the…

Thesis Final Draft = Done!

I have been Tweeting about this recently, though decided a quick check-in here is well overdue. This is the news I have been working for -- I completed the final draft of my doctoral thesis today! No, not submitted yet. Tomorrow I need to format and proof it one last time, then to my supervisor…

I Completed My Analysis

I am happy to say I have just completed the analysis of my data for my doctoral thesis! Let me clarify what I mean. By analysis, I mean making sense of the 23 interviews I completed by coding them, grouping similar concepts together, and then putting these concepts in a coherent order to present for…

Here comes the Analysis!

I have neglected my blog for a bit recently, though the (good?) reason is because I have worked so intensely on my thesis! While I continue to tweak and clarify and refine my first chapters, something that I fully expected to still be doing, I am nearing ready to send the first round of my…