Enfin

Over a month later, here I am again, back in the United States. At the moment, I have 22 respondents in both my English and Spanish surveys. That pleases me (UGH that is Spanish grammar sneaking into my English) because I was hoping for at least 20 in each survey category. All the responses I have read through have been good, though some are more serious than others, and unfortunately some respondents didn’t address every question. I think though that having 20 from each country will minimize the effects of that issue.

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Bienvenido en Espana

Near the end of the spring semester, I piloted my survey in English on peers at William and Mary to find any glitches there might be. There were many. However, with those sorted out, I took every free second of three days and translated the survey into French and Spanish in preparation to send them out to citizens of these countries. Having fine-tuned the English one as well, I began to send it to participants: citizens of Virginia Beach 18 and older. My participant pool right now comprises contacts and coworkers of my parents, to get some semblance of sampling (because they work VERY different jobs) and I will add other contacts for numbers as I see fit.

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