2012 workshop resources
Could documentation and discussion please bear in mind language/terminology problems for non-APC staff?
APC Capacity Building Workshop approach
- ARN capacity building workshop notes, prepared by Kemly Camacho, Graciela Selemain and Karel Novotny.
This document is based on a number of 'input' documents which are referenced below.
Day 1 - January 25
- Introduction to the APC Research Capacity Building Workshop - by Kemly Camacho and Graciela Selaimen
- ICT4D Research Priorities - by Richard Heeks
- Sessions: Doing research from a civil society perspective; Rigorous research; Developing research questions; Research methods - by Kemly Camacho
- ARN Evaluation: Some findings - by Debbie Budlender
Day 2 - January 26
- Qualitative Research session presentation - By Kemly Camacho and Angelica Ospina
- Quantitative Research session presentation - by Debbie Budlender
- Indicators - By Debbie Budlender
Day 3 - January 27
- Communicating research results. Bulding a Communications strategy - By Graciela Selaimen
- Advocacy based on research evidence - By Rozi Bakó
Youth and ICTs resources - Background materials for exercises
- Imaging, Keyboarding, and Posting Identities: Young People and New Media Technologies - Sandra Weber
- Producing Sites, Exploring Identities: Youth Online Authorship - Susannah Stern
- Questioning the Generational Divide: Technological Exoticism and Adult Constructions of Online Youth Identity - Susan C. Herring
- Mixing the Digital, Social, and Cultural: Learning, Identity, and Agency in Youth Participation - Shelley Goldman and Angela Booker
- Leisure Is Hard Work: Digital Practices and Future Competencies - Kirsten Drotner
Research design and research framework development
- ODI's research framework RAPID - Research and Policy in Development
- Developing effective research proposals. Punch, chapter 1, chapter 2 and chapter 3.
- De Vaus: Research Design in Social Research. Introduction.The context of design.
- De Vaus: Research Design in Social Research.Chapters 1 and 2
- Ran Greenstein: Media:Quantitative Research Design. In Research Methods: Ran Greenstein, 2004.
- Triangulation in social research: qualitative and quantitative methods can really be mixed - Wendy Olsen
- A Qualitative Framework for Collecting and Analyzing Data in Focus Group Research
- Framework Analysis: A Qualitative Methodology for Applied Policy Research
- A Comparison of Information Seeking Using Search Engines and Social Networks
- Handbook of Web Surveys - book review by Edith de Leeuw.
- Research Methods Training Manual - Compiled and edited by Ran Greenstein.
- Approaches to social enquiry - Norman Blaikie
- An Expanded Sourcebook. Qualitative Data Analysis - Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman
- [http:// Qualitative researching with text, image and sound. A practical handbook] - Edited by Martin W. Bauer and George Gaskell
Research outreach/research and advocacy
- Impact 2.0 iGuide in English and Spanish - New mechanisms for linking research and policy
- An activist's guide to research and advocacy.
- The Knowledge Translation Toolkit
- Advantages, Challenges and New Frontiers in Using Information Communication Technologies in Societal and Social Movement Research
- Tactical Tech's Information Design Guide.
- Stategic Communications Planning - a publication by The Spin Project
- Policy briefs as a communication tool for development research - Nicola Jones and Cora Walsh. An Overseas Development Institute Background Note.
- Communicating with the media. A guide for statistical organizations. United Nations Economic Comission for Europe.
- SURE guides for preparing and using policy briefs: Setting priorities for policy briefs.
- News Releases - The who, what, when where, and why of it all
- Communicating Research - a begginer's guide for researchers in Vietnam - Ajoy Datta and Arnaldo Pellini. The Overseas Development Institute.
- Measuring Impact - An organizer's toolkit to evaluate communications effectiveness. The Center for Media Justice.
Collaboration in research/Ethics in research
- Participant-Making: Bridging The Gulf Between Community Knowledge And Academic Research. Ann Light, Paul Egglestone, Tom Wakeford and Jon Rogers. Published in the Community Informatics Journal, January 2012.
- The Menlo Report: Ethical Principles Guiding Information and Communication Technology Research. This report attempts to summarize a set of basic principles to guide the identification and resolution of ethical problems arising in research of or involving information and communication technology.
- Informed Consent in Visual Research Seeking consent for the use of images obtained in photo elicitation: Reflections from the Living Resemblances project. Katherine Davies, Real Life Methods, University of Manchester.
- After the Ethical Approval Form: Ethical considerations of working in research teams. Hazel Burke, Realities, University of Manchester.
- Code of Ethics of the Association for Institutional Research
Other background documents on the Action Research Network (ARN) and the Global Information Society Watch (GISW) projects
- The Oxford Public Policy Book
- Towards Participatory Action Design Research: Adapting Action Research and Design Science Research Methods for Urban Informatics. Mark Bilandzic.Published in the Community Informatics Journal, January 2012.
INPUTS for workshop content development
All of these documents have been developed in 2011 with the exception of the GISW LAC workshop report which was prepared late 2010
- ARN APC wide research capacity building approach notes. Notes about challenges, opportunities, activities and strategies APC might undertake in building APC wide research capacity (5 pages)
- ARN Proposal extract related to capacity building objectives ~ (5 pages)
- ARN research draft report. Recently completed (draft) report by Debbie Budlender of staff and 15 or so researchers who have participated in the ARN project (30 pages)
- Networking and Learning Event Meeting Report. Report by the event coordinator, Pablo Accuosto on the meeting as a whole (12 pages plus non essential appendices)
- Networking and Learning Event Meeting Evaluation. Evaluation completed by NLF participants developed by Pablo Accuosto with additions by Debbie Budlender (5 pages)
- GISW Watch evaluation report. report completed Aug 2011 by Debbie Budlender, surveying author/researchers who have participated in GISW during the period 2007-2010 (35 pages)
- GISW Watch Latin American Workshop report. Report of the GISW LAC capacity building workshop, full report was in spanish, summarised in english by Valeria Betancourt (10 pages)