ADVANCING RESEARCH, IMPROVING EDUCATION

National Center for the
Dissemination of Disability Research

NCDDR's WORKSHOP for NIDRR Grantees

KT Measurement: What Constitutes Quality?

The Beacon Hotel, Washington, DC
December 3, 2007

Agenda

1:00-1:15 pm

Welcome and Introductions
John D. Westbrook, PhD
NCDDR, Director

1:15-2:15 pm

Michelle Gagnon, MBA [via telephone from Ottawa]
Acting Director, Knowledge Synthesis and Exchange Branch
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
"Knowledge Translation at CIHR: Thinking about Impact" 

  • CIHR's Definition and Operationalization of KT
  • Overview of KT Initiatives and Examples
  • Thinking about Impact
  • Q&A

2:15-3:15 pm

Pimjai Sudsawad, ScD
NIDRR, Knowledge Translation Program Coordinator

  • NIDRR's Transitioning from KDU to KT Paradigm: What Has Changed and Why?
  • Overview of KT at NIDRR through its Funded Projects and Mechanisms
  • KT Knowledge in Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Possible Future Development of KT at NIDRR
  • Q&A

3:15-3:30 pm

Break

3:30-4:30 pm

Margaret L. Campbell, PhD
NIDRR, Program Review/Evaluation/Planning
"Towards KT Measurement: What Constitutes KT Outcomes and Outcomes Monitoring in the NIDRR Context (An Evaluation Perspective)" 

4:30-5:30 pm

Q&A/Discussion

5:00 pm

Adjourn


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