Keeping Documentation Exciting and Manageable Workshop

Facilitated by Arnold Aprill

Wednesday | WK 7 | 13 May 2020 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This virtual workshop is for sharing methods for keeping the documentation of work-in-progress exciting by introducing the concept of documentation as “action research”, and for providing tips on keeping documentation manageable.

Please RSVP for workshop details, including the zoom link to join the workshop and advanced reading provided by Arnold Aprill.

A special note from the Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education

The Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education is planning a special issue of its Learning Community Research and Practice journal, which will explore the how learning communities have adapted and thrived during COVID-19. This workshop presents an excellent opportunity to start thinking about documenting how your learning community has been affected by the pandemic and how Evergreen’s unique learning community model has supported resilience, community building, and learning. 

We highly encourage Evergreen faculty and staff to consider submitting a manuscript to the journal. You can find more information on author guidelines at The special issue will be published in Spring 2021

About Arnold Aprill
Arnold Aprill comes from a background in professional theater as an award-winning director, producer and playwright. He founded the Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) in 1993, where he served as Lead Consultant for 21 years. He is also one of the co-designers of Habla: the Center for Language and Culture in Merida, Mexico. He has taught at the University of Chicago, National Louis University, the University of Mississippi, Columbia College, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is one of the co-authors of Renaissance in the Classroom: Arts Integration and Meaningful Learning, is a contributor to the Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning, and is one of the co-authors of Education, Arts and Sustainability, Emerging Practice for a Changing World (2018). He consults nationally and internationally on the role of the arts in effective school improvement, as well as on manageable approaches to arts learning assessment. He has been recognized for exceptional leadership by the Chicago Community Trust and by the Leadership for a Changing World initiative, supported by the Ford Foundation. Mr. Aprill has been recognized as a senior specialist in arts and learning by the Fulbright Scholar’s program, and through that initiative worked with the University of Tasmania, the University of Melbourne, and the University of Sydney. In Chicago, he is a consultant to Free Write Arts & Literacy – an arts and learning initiative that works with incarcerated youth, for the dance education organization Forward Momentum Chicago, and for Walt Disney Magnet School’s Communication Arts Center.

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