After weeks of gaining new tools to do extensive quantitative analysis, we finally focused our efforts on methods to perform qualitative analysis. Although we discussed it extensively in class, Jim purposefully never told us specifically how to do qualitative analysis. His reasoning behind that was that there is no specific way to perform qualitative analysis; […]
This is the second core class for Environmental Studies, and focuses on "formulation, practice, and communication of research... including descriptive and inferential statistics, geographic information systems, survey and interview techniques, qualitative data analysis, and bibliographic research." This is the class in which we formed our concentrations.
After receiving the first round of feedback on my concentration from Jim and Jessica, I realized I would need to make some major edits. In my first proposal I made a bunch of generalizations and assumptions in order to make my point — I can now look back and realize that I was drawing on […]
Come join me on a GoogleTour of my summer! This summer I traveled to Southern California, Germany, Italy, and Japan. Take a look at my tour to see some photos I took while abroad, and learn a bit more about each place by clicking on the hyperlinks. Enjoy!
By Myles Bridgewater-Jackman, AnaCapri Mauro, and Kara Scherer Background Riverview Natural Area, or RVNA, is a natural area in southwest Portland nestled between the Willamette River, Tryon State Natural Area, and Forest Park. According to the city of Portland’s Parks and Recreation website, “It was logged in the 1800s and 1950s and was subjected to vegetative neglect […]
This past week has been a whirlwind of work on my concentration. Through numerous meetings, dozens of explanations, and hours of reading, I am finally beginning to feel more comfortable with my concentration. I now have a few contacts at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Teaching who have connections to New Zealand as […]
After assessing my interests and deciding that I would love to integrate education, ethnic studies, and art, I had a meeting with the Environmental Education teacher at the grad school, Greg Smith. He pointed me towards a plethora of interesting resources, including books, articles, journals and websites that are all very close to what I […]