Q1: Define data-based decision making in your field. Explain how action research is applicable and aligns to this process.
Q2: Whether you are taking action on a problem by collecting data, or using data that exists to build a detailed solution to a problem, you would always start with a problem statement (P/S) relevant to the issue you are exploring. Describe what writing a problem statement entails, and then create a one paragraph example of a problem statement based on an issue you have identified within your field or area of interest.