NK Grantee Post-Workshop Info!
The Necessary Knowledge for a Democratic Public Sphere co-hosted a two-day gathering (23-24 February 2008) of grantees, program partners, scholars and advocates to facilitate discussion on strategies to improve and increase research-advocacy collaborations on media and communications issues. Materials from the workshop can be found here.
"Necessary Knowledge" Grantee Workshop on Collaborative Research & Advocacy for Media & Communications
23-24 February 2008
Annenberg School for Communication, Philadelphia, PA
The Social Science Research Council,
CIMA: Center for International Media Action,
Annenberg School for Communication (UPenn), and
Media Mobilizing Project
The 'Necessary Knowledge' Workshop Goals:
- Share experiences for producing effective collaborations and research projects;
- Learn about current projects , build networks and ideas for increasing their impact;
- Generate strategies for overcoming obstacles that limit collaborative research;
- Explore how collaborative research and advocacy can connect in an international context;
- Identify the knowledge and research needs for the changing future of the media environment.
NEW Materials from Workshop Sessions:
- Sat morning - Presenting Collaborative Projects
Panel 1 - Empowering Communities with New Media
- Migrant Voices: Applying Communication for Social Change Methodology with Day Laborers and Garment Workers in Los Angeles (Sascha Costanza-Chock & Amanda Garces)
- Worksheet: Assumptions-Strategies-Outcomes
- Worksheet: Indicators
- Impact on Our Own Terms
- New Approaches to Evaluating Media Impact
- Sun morning - Global Media Policy Case Studies (CGCS)
- USC Course Syllabus by Sandra Ball-Rokeach & Barbara Osborn: Research, Practice & Social Change
Workshop Materials for participants (and others interested):
- Workshop Agenda
- List of Participants
- About the 'Hosts'
- General info on NK Grants
- Funded Projects
- ‘Making Research Relevant’: research for advocacy and organizing
- ‘Research Needs’: what civil society needs to know
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