TAIR 2019 Call for Participation

Texas Association for Institutional Research
TAIR 2019 Call for Participation

The deadline for submitting a proposal is October 5, 2018.

It is time again to reflect on the exciting things you have accomplished and to share your knowledge, growth, expertise, and tips and tricks with others in the field. The TAIR Program Committee invites you to contribute to the advancement of Institutional Research and Effectiveness by submitting one or more proposals for the TAIR 2019 Annual Conference February 25-28, 2019 in Horseshoe Bay, TX. This year’s conference theme is “The hills are alive with the sound of data!”

We are actively looking for presenters for the following tracks:

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

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

Collect, Analyze, Interpret & Report - Emphasis is on tools, methods, and/or 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 discussion of way to collaborate with other stakeholder groups.

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

Potential session formats include:

Speaker Session – A 45-minute presentation by one or more presenters allowing time for Q & A

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

Panel Session – A 45-minute, moderated discussion among 2-4 panel members, 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 that will be available throughout the conference. Presenters will be available for questions during a 45-minute session in the conference schedule.

Pre-Conference Workshop – Held prior to the start of the conference, a 3 (or 6) hour, hands-on session by 1 or more workshop leaders designed to provide attendees with a new skill and/or application of knowledge.

Proposals are welcome from IR professionals at all levels of their career. If you are on the fence about presenting or unsure what format works best for your topic, please contact Marc Turner for more information.

The deadline for submitting a proposal is October 5, 2018.


Contact Information

  • G. Marc Turner
    Concurrent Sessions
    Phone: (512) 245-2386

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