ACTION RESEARCH EXHIBITIONS CONFERENCE --Cadre 11PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY6100 Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 92045


JUNE 18th 8:30am- 8:00pm (PT), Room 203JUNE 19th 8:30am -12:00pm (PT), Rooms 333-4

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JUNE 18th

Opening and Welcome by Dr. Margaret Riel, Associate Dean Eric Hamilton, and Dr. Paul Sparks

8:30 – 9:00 AM Conference Opening Session


1. Action Research in Schools ---Building better environment for students to learn...

Learning Circle A-1
9:00 - 10:30 AM Presentations
Review Panel: Dr. Eric Hamilton, Dr. Gary Stager, Todd Coston
Discussant: Margaret Riel


10:30-10:45 Informal Poster discussions (Break)


2. Making the Workplace Better through Action Research

Learning Circle T-2
10:45 – 12:15 AM Presentations
Review Panel: Dr. Jack McManus, Margaret Riel, Todd Coston
Discussant: Paul Sparks


12:15 – 1:15 PM Light Lunch served in next door


3. Action Research through Contextual Learning and Building of Communities & Partnership

1:15 - 2:45 PM Presentations
Learning Circle A-3
Review Panel: Dr. J.L. Fortson, Paul Sparks, Chris Hickey
Discussant: Margaret Riel


2:45-3:00 - Informal Poster discussions (Break)


4. Professional Development for Educators: Building a community of learning for faculty

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3:00 - 4:50 PM Presentations
Learning Circle T-2
Review Panel: Dr. Susan Imholtz, Melissa Anderson, Susan Tiss
Discussant: Paul Sparks



4:50-5:05 Informal Poster discussions (Break)

5. Action Research in Schools ---Building better environment for students to learn...

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Learning Circle T-1
5:05- 6:35pm Presentations
Review Panel: Dr. Cara Gracia, Mellisa Anderson, Susan Tiss
Discussant: Paul Sparks



6:45- 8:00-- Open House with light refreshments for family and friends


FRIDAY, JUNE 19th

6. Action Research in Organizations: Knowledge Sharing to Build Community

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Learning Circle A-2
8:30 – 10:00 AM Presentations
Review Panel: Dr. Linda Polin, Jenith Mishne, Michael Dulay,
Discussant: Margaret Riel



10:00-10:10 break


7.Action Research as a Way of Working

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10:10 - 11:00 Alumni Panel
Panelists: Michael Dulay, Susan Tiss, Todd Coston, Chris Hickey



11:00-11:30 Closing Session
  • Closing Comments by Cadre Advisors
  • Final Reflection: Associate Dean Eric Hamilton