July 23, 2020

TAKE A LOOK AT TEACHING: New webinar set to focus on 'Continuous Improvement in Education'

Source:  NYSUT Research and Educational Services
panel: continuous improvement in education

NYSUT’s “Take a Look at Teaching” initiative invites educators to a University at Buffalo online event to learn more about effective distance learning, improving race relations in high schools, new technologies and other ways to improve the educational process in the context of COVID-19. The panel discussion is endorsed by NYSUT and United University Professions.

Join the event on Zoom Aug. 5 from 2–4 p.m.

PANEL: Continuous Improvement in Education

Using Action Research and Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Cycles to Improve Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. 2-4 p.m. E.S.T.


Aims of Action Research:

  • Problem solving
  • Improving educational process
  • Emphasis on relationships
  • Plan➔Act➔Observe➔Reflect

Aims of Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA):

  • Problem solving
  • Improving educational process
  • Emphasis on intervention
  • Plan ➔ Do ➔ Study ➔ Act

Using cyclical methods aimed at sustaining practice change within K-12 and higher education contexts, graduate students will share lessons learned from their identified opportunities for change and proposed strategies to initiate and sustain improvement. Presentation topics include but are not limited to: improving race relations at a diverse high school; teachers' perspectives on effective distance learning strategies; exploring the use of exducational technology in EMS education.


Endorsed by New York State United Teachers and United University Professions.