2021 Call for Participation

2021 TAIR Annual Conference
February 22 – March 5, 2021

 

Proposal Submission Website: http://texas-air.org/index.php/cfp/

 

The deadline for submitting proposals is September 15, 2020.

 

TAIR is an opportunity to share knowledge, growth, expertise, and tips and tricks with others in the field as well as practice your presentation skills. We invite you to contribute to the advancement of Institutional Research and Effectiveness by submitting one or more proposals for the virtual 2021 TAIR Annual Conference February 22 – March 5, 2021.

We strongly encourage members to co-present with service providers engaged by their institutions to demonstrate successful implementations of current, updated, and new partner solutions. For more information about these collaborations, contact our Sponsor Liaison, Amanda Moske, at amanda.moske@und.edu.

 

Session Tracks

Operations & Leadership – Focuses on the organization and management of Institutional Research offices and functions. Sample topics include tracking requests, organizing and archiving past studies, staffing, resources, and relationships with other operational areas.

Plan & Evaluate – Includes implementing assessment programs, goal setting and measuring, novel assessment ideas, accreditation topics, and program review.

Collect, Analyze, Interpret & Report – Emphasis is on tools, methods, and sources used for internal/external reporting, dashboards, and decision support systems.

Stewards of Data & Information – Deals with issues related to data accuracy, integrity, security, and institutional data strategy; data warehousing; decision support.

Educate Information Producers, Users, & Consumers – Demonstrates ways of training on the use of data and information to inform decision-making and includes a discussion of ways to collaborate with other stakeholder groups.

Current Issues & Research in Higher Education – Provides details on contemporary topics and research within higher education.

 

Session Formats

Speaker Session – A 45-minute session with one or more presenters, including a Question and Answer segment.

Discussion Session – A 45-minute, moderated session focusing on audience input and participation.

Panel Session – A 45-minute, moderated discussion with two to four panelists, each offering a unique viewpoint or perspective on a topic or issue.

Poster Session – A visual display of information on an issue or research study available throughout the conference. Presenters will be available for questions during a 45-minute session in the conference schedule.

Workshop – A three- or six-hour, hands-on session by one or more workshop leaders designed to provide attendees with a new skill or application of knowledge.

 

We are accepting proposals from Institutional Research professionals at all levels of their careers. If you are on the fence about presenting or unsure what format works best for your topic, please contact Chris Warner or Paul Turcotte for more information.

 

Chris Warner

Texas A&M University-Commerce

903-886-5509

chris.warner@tamuc.edu

Paul Turcotte

Texas A&M University-Central Texas

254-501-5817

paul.turcotte@tamuct.edu