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Prep for Online Interview

I wanted to run my online interview similar to my in-person interview with Dana Villasin. Granted, typing to someone through a computer screen yields different results than if I were talking to that person face-to-face, but I still wanted to use the “reflexive dyadic” style of interviewing. In order to do this, email wouldn’t cut it. There’s … Continue reading

Research

On Looking — Little Details, Big Difference

Yesterday I had the opportunity to follow fitness specialist/personal trainer Jason Staffieri around the gym at Virtua Center for HealthFitness in Washington Township as he worked one-on-one with a client. As I mentioned in my previous post, “Looking” Prep, the general idea behind this walk-through is that I had previously worked firsthand with personal trainer Matt … Continue reading

Research / Research Practice

“Looking” Prep

In the book On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes by Alexandra Horowitz, the author takes walks through her neighborhood with various experts in different subjects. These experts point out details (like what lives in the cracks of the sidewalk) that Horowitz would never have noticed on her own. I’m following Horowitz’s example and taking a “walk” … Continue reading