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National Center for the
Dissemination of Disability Research

NCDDR's WORKSHOP for NIDRR Grantees

Knowledge Value Mapping
Approach to Knowledge Translation

Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington DC
April 23, 2008

Juan D. Rogers, PhD
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology

Knowledge Translation (KT) is a significant component of NIDRR’s commitment to the realization of benefits from its funded R&D for people with disabilities. This workshop aims to equip NIDRR grantees and program officers with another tool to help in the achievement of that goal. Knowledge Value Mapping (KVM) is a general approach to the analysis of the dynamics of knowledge in complex contexts and can be applied with benefit to the challenges of KT. The workshop will cover the conceptual framework of KVM and the process of application to KT issues for NIDRR R&D activities.

The main goals of the workshop are that participants will be able to:

Agenda

7:30 am

Breakfast / Pre-Workshop Assessment

7:55 am

Introductions

8:00 am

Presentation by Juan D. Rogers
Knowledge Value Mapping Approach to Knowledge Translation: Tools for its Application in NIDRR Projects 

9:00 am

Begin Work in Small Groups

9:30 am

Break

9:50 am

Continue Work in Small Groups

10:30 am

Plenary Discussion / What Next

11:30 am

Adjourn / Post-Workshop Evaluation


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NCDDR is funded by the
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
Project Number: H133A060028
U.S. Department of Education