Action Research
Oct. 27, 2016; 1-3
Rockingham County Schools
Kathy Parker, School Library Media Consultant, NCDPI, DTL


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Session Overview | Participants will...
  • Conduct research related to their area of focus/problem.
  • Network with other media coordinators to brainstorm next steps.
  • Outline methods to collect data and implementation timeline.

I've identified a focus area, now what?
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  • Get into groups with media coordinators working on similar focus areas.
    • Literacy/Student Motivation
    • Physical Spaces
    • Character Development/Responsibility
    • Student Achievement
    • Resource Development
    • Miscellaneous
  • With your table group, share your focus area and 2 goals that you have for your action research. What do you want to accomplish?
  • Individually, conduct research on your topic and review literature available. What resources are available to consult?
  • Create a proposal. Share out.
  • Develop an implementation timeline including data that you will need to collect.
    • What are your next steps?
    • What data do you need to collect?
    • What methods will you use?