Classroom Action Research

“It is the integration of teaching and scholarship [where] instructors use data readily available from their classes to answer practical questions about teaching and learning in their classrooms,” explains Gwynn Mettetal. It is less formal than traditional educational research, but more systematic and data-based than teacher reflection.


CLT staff members can help faculty refine their research question(s), and conduct a literature search on the topic. More importantly, CLT will be involved in deciding the data collection methods, conducting the data collection and analyzing the results. CLT will also help instructors disseminate their findings with the AUC and international community, via workshops, symposia (such as CLT’s), conference presentations or publications.


CLT can help you collect and analyze data from various sources, both qualitative and quantitative. For example:


Important Note

All CLT assessments are confidential and are only shared with the course instructor