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ERIC Number: EJ1294201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2021-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1354-4187
Co-Designing the Cabriotraining: A Training for Transdisciplinary Teams
Sergeant, Sofie; Schippers, Alice P.; Sandvoort, Henriƫtte; Duijf, Sanneke; Mostert, Remco; Embregts, Petri J. C. M.; Van Hove, Geert
British Journal of Learning Disabilities, v49 n2 p230-246 Jun 2021
Background: Researchers collected questions and needs for training from 10 inclusive research projects in the Netherlands. Based on literature research and the information collected, six training modules were developed. Researchers sought to learn how to develop and provide training and coaching to inclusive teams on organising collaboration in the different stages of their research projects. Method: An iterative training development process to support inclusive research projects was initiated by a research duo backed by a transdisciplinary team including researchers, trainers and designers. Some members of the team have experiential knowledge based on living with a disability. Results: Literature research resulted in four guiding theories, including Universal Design for Learning, Derrida's concept of Hospitality, post-materialist theory looking at agency as an assemblage, and Romiszowski's model situated within Instructional Design theory. Insights gained during development of the training modules are documented with text, figures and vignettes. A core finding was the need to add "Level Zero" to Romiszowski's model: a collective term created for all the interacting issues trainers had to consider because of research group diversity. Conclusions: Hospitality formed the heart of "Level Zero." Creating a failure-free space for learning is an important pre-condition for the development and organisation of training. Training can inspire exploration and reflection on collaboration and can illuminate how to conduct research within transdisciplinary teams. Essential practices included working with nonverbal research methods, as these are (more) fit for purpose when including the knowledge of experts by experience and incorporating practice- and stakeholder-based knowledge.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands