Knowledge Translation Initiative for DBTACs
About the Web cast
This webcast is designed to introduce Knowledge Translation (KT)
within the context of the services and activities of the national
network of Disability and Business
Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs), funded by the National
Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). What
are the concepts, principles, process, and models of KT that relate
to the information and referral, training and technical assistance,
dissemination and utilization, and research activities of the 10
Knowledge translation (KT) is a term that is closely related to
dissemination or diffusion; however, most scholars draw an important
distinction—KT is a much broader concept and places a significant
emphasis on the issue of research quality and the implementation
of research evidence within a system. KT is an appropriate process
and strategy to address and reduce the gap between "what is
known" and "what is currently done" in practice
Technical Brief #14, NCDDR, 2006).
This webcast is supported through the National Center for the Dissemination
of Disability Research (NCDDR), which is funded by the National
Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) in the U.S.
Department of Education, and is supported in part by ILRU.
The opinions and views expressed are those of the presenters and no endorsement
by the funding agency should be inferred.
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