Carson practiced practicum by taking SFL 403R.
What types of projects did you work on as part of your Experiential Learning course?
I worked on multiple pornography research projects with Dr. Brian Willoughby.
What day-to-day tasks were part of this experience?
Running statistics on computer programs and writing results. Also, I wrote portions of research articles based on reviewing relevant literature.
What did you unexpectedly learn?
I learned that doing research takes a lot of time and attention to detail.
How has this experience influenced your career goals?
It has increased my desire to be a family researcher in the future.
What types of new opportunities are now available to you because of the experience?
I am continuing as a research assistant and am applying to family research graduate programs.