I arranged three more interviews and conducted one, with two more scheduled for Friday morning. Those will bring the total number of interviews to nine, which is plenty to analyze.
I've started an outline of chapter 4, with a target of having the outline by Thursday evening. I'm still coding, and rethinking the codes I have, as in, are they too complicated? Am I selecting to much? However, the more I work with them, the more I see that a few words capture the central idea, with the surrounding words amplifying. But I still scratch my head over a few things. For example, the following was a monologue about one teacher's perceptions of a BYOAnything program:
So I kind of go in with this open mind and within the first month I hated it. I just totally hated it. And the main reason I find it ineffective in the classroom, to answer your question is because, like I said, students come with so many different devices, and if I have 42 minutes to teach them whatever, that day or that week, about the electoral college, and I'm spending 20 of those minutes trying to download certain software or apps or whatever, so that they can get to the lesson that I want them to be able to see during class, or that night, or to gather research from that week in class, it's a waste of time, and it's extremely frustrating too, because I'm pretty tech-savvy but at the same time, that's not my job. Teaching history is my job but being a tech-savvy and someone who wants technology in a classroom, it has become part of my job and I feel like I do a lot of learning on my own, and learning from other teachers, and I'm glad that I do it, but it's exhausting. I can see why a lot of teachers choose not to, because at some point it's like 2 full time jobs. I think that's the main reason it's ineffective. There's just too many different devices that end up in your room, and it eats up too much of your precious time.
From this, the central theme seems to be, BYOD is ineffective. Why? Because too many different devices waste time. And the teacher's perception is BYOD is exhausting. But there are subthemes such as - the teacher is expected to be tech savvy and barriers such as time of 42 minutes.
But then I realize too many codes is little better than just having raw data.