Action Research in the Library
Dumas Bay Centre Workshop Information
1. Community and Technical College library faculty attending ACRL's Assessment in Action workshop can explain how to use action research strategies to incorporate meaningful assessment practices and process into their teaching practice.
2. Community and Technical College faculty librarians apply action research strategies to devise and conduct action research projects that demonstrate and communicate library contributions to student success.
Year 1 Mini-Grant Proposals
Mini-Grant Proposal Form:
Submit online Mini-Grant applications must be submitted by January 19, 2018 in order to be considered for grant funding.
The Year 1 Mini-grants will be evaluated according an Evaluation Rubric which is posted below.
Grants will be awarded no later than January 31, 2018.
December 7-8, 2017
Dumas Bay Centre
Federal Way, Washington
December 7, 2017
ACRL Assessment in Action Workshop
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Introduction to Assessment and Action Research
9:30 a.m. Aligning with Institutional Priorities
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Assessment Cycle: Outcomes and Criteria |
Developing an Inquiry Question
11:30 a.m. Assessment Cycle: Evidence and Tools
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Assessment Cycle: Alignment and Casual Claims |
Analysis and Interpretation
2:30 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Taking Action and Communication |
Collaborators and Stakeholders
4:00 p.m. Personal Learning Plan |
Community of Practice
5:00 p.m. Break
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Workshopping | Research Questions
December 8, 2017
Plan an Action Research Project and
Develop an Action Research Mini-Grant Proposal
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Getting started with your research project
Working with IRB
Action Research Mini-Grant program
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Draft mini-grant proposal
2:30 p.m. Closing
The Library Leadership Council's Research in the Library Project is funded with an LSTA Grant from the Washington State Library.
"Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose."
Zora Neale Hurston