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Team-Based Inquiry Guide (evaluation capacity building tool)

Professional development guide and evaluation tools for educators and researchers that explains each step of the Team-Based Inquiry (TBI) process and features ways TBI is used in the NISE Network to improve educational experiences and professional practice.

DESCRIPTION

Evaluation capacity building tools and resources. Team-based inquiry (TBI) is a practical approach to empowering education professionals to get the data they need, when they need it, to improve their products and practices and, ultimately, more effectively engage public and professional audiences. The TBI process involves an ongoing cycle of inquiry: question, investigate, reflect, and improve. This guide explains each step of the TBI process and features ways TBI has been used in the NISE Network to improve educational experiences and professional practice.

Please see links to training videos.

Companion documents templates and forms:

  • data collection tool
  • observation form
  • participant interview form
  • data reflection forms
  • questions worksheet
  • powerpoint presentation

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DESCRIPTION

Evaluation capacity building tools and resources. Team-based inquiry (TBI) is a practical approach to empowering education professionals to get the data they need, when they need it, to improve their products and practices and, ultimately, more effectively engage public and professional audiences. The TBI process involves an ongoing cycle of inquiry: question, investigate, reflect, and improve. This guide explains each step of the TBI process and features ways TBI has been used in the NISE Network to improve educational experiences and professional practice.

Please see links to training videos.

Companion documents templates and forms:

  • data collection tool
  • observation form
  • participant interview form
  • data reflection forms
  • questions worksheet
  • powerpoint presentation

JUMP TO BROWSE RELATED RESOURCES

Credits

YEAR CREATED
2013
OWNING INSTITUTION

Museum of Science

FUNDING

Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

PERMISSIONS

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
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DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.

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