More Suggestions for Writing SMART Objectives:

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S M A R T

 

Attainable
  • Feasible
  • Appropriately limited in scope
  • Within the committee's control and influence

Example #1:

Original Objective:
The Instruction for Diverse Populations Committeee will promote issues relating to bibliographic instruction and diversity.

Attainable Objective:
The Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee will complete an annotated bibliography of library instruction publications related to diverse populations for the Section web site.


Example #2:

Original Objective:
The Education Committee will foster communication between practitioners and graduate school faculty working in the area of library instruction.

Attainable Objective:
The Education Committee will organize a discussion forum to be held at ALA Midwinter Conference 2001, and invite both practitioners and graduate school faculty working in the area of library instruction to come and discuss how graduate school can better prepare students for careers in library instruction. 

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