2021 Research Institute

Schedule at a Glance
May 26-28, 2021

All times are in Central Time, BUT special activities and sessions will be made available for participants from across our Global Community! 


Wednesday, May 26th (10:00am - 5:00pm CT)
10:00 am – 10:50 am | Welcome & Session 1: “The Scholarship of Advising”
11:00 am – 11:50 am | Session 2: “Goal Setting and Intrinsic Motivators”
11:50 am – 12:30 pm | Break
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Session 3: “Your Philosophical Stance Toward Inquiry”
1:40 pm – 2:45 pm | Session 4: “Critical Friends” Session I - Focus of Inquiry
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm | Session 5: “Generating Researchable Questions”
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm | Break
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Season 6: “Components of a Research Proposal”
Thursday, May 27th (10:00am - 5:00pm CT)
10:00 am – 10:50 am | Session 7: “Reflections, Application, and Next Steps”
11:00 am – 12:00 noon | Session 8: “Frameworks and Interpretations: The Use of Theory in Inquiry”
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm | Break
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm | Session 9: “The Nature of Evidence”
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm | Session 10: “Critical Friends” Session II - Research Design Plan 
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm | Break 
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm | Session 11: “Perspectives from the Field”
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm | Session 12: “Your Proposal - Poster Work”
Friday, May 28th (10:00am - 1:00pm CT)
10:00 am – 10:30 am | Session 13: “Engaging Power Partners”
10:30 – 11:00 am | Break to finish posters
11:00 am – 12:15 pm | Session 14: “Poster Session - Presentation of Action Plans and Proposals”
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm | Session 15: “NACADA Update: The Future of Academic Advising through Scholarship”