How Think College "does" Knowledge Translation

 How Think College


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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

About this Webinar

Put simply, Knowledge Translation is taking research and sharing it with a broad audience (or multiple audiences) in ways that will be meaningful to them. So, to researchers, data and statistics and trends are critically important to finding answers. To a layperson, however, just looking at a data report not be very useful. If those data are reformatted into a graphic focused on one meaningful data point, or a practical document to guide practice, it becomes more important to specific audiences.

During this webinar, participants will learn different methods of knowledge translation that Think College uses, how we identify what data gets passed to which audiences and by what means, and how to know if information is getting to the intended audience. I will also be sharing some general information about Knowledge Translation.

A Webinar from AUCD's Community Education and Dissemination Council (CEDC)


Rebecca Lazo  Rebecca has over 20 years of experience in academic publishing, specializing in the fields of inclusive education and access and rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She worked with Debra Hart, Meg Grigal, and others to develop and produce the book Think College: Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities. In her role on the National Coordinating Center, Rebecca coordinates the dissemination of information online, via publications, and at training events.