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Course Description

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The creation of productive contexts for knowledge mobilization requires acting on the factors enhancing or limiting individual, organizational and societal capacity for using and sharing evidence.

Focus on processes and products to support target audiences in engaging with new evidence. Learn skills and techniques to help build capacity for users to identify, make sense of, and apply relevant evidence in their individual, organizational and societal contexts. You will explore the role of knowledge brokers in enhancing user literacy and motivation, facilitating engagement, and increasing understanding and uptake of evidence.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Conduct stakeholder analyses to understand the needs of a target audience's interest in and capacity to engage with the evidence
  • Recognize individual, organizational and system-level barriers and enablers to using and applying evidence
  • Create a KMb engagement plan
  • Review various convening models (such as workshops and communities of practice) and facilitation techniques to support engagement with and dialogue around evidence
  • Determine the various roles of KMb partners and practitioners in enhancing user engagement
  • Select appropriate tools and techniques to evaluate the success of KMb engagement efforts

Job Market Overview

Sample Careers

  • knowledge broker, knowledge mobilization practitioner, researcher, policy-maker

Sponsoring Partner

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.

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Section Title
Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence
Type
Online
Dates
January 16, 2023 to March 12, 2023
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Early Bird Fee $995.00
Graduate Student Fee $895.00
Tuition Fee $1,200.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

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There are no textbooks or additional materials required in this course.

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