What are the specific learning objectives of the IRL program?
March 29, 2021 11:05 pm
Learning objectives for all team members include:
- Increase expertise in interdisciplinary research.
- Engage in team leadership for the promotion of health equity.
- Understand how to use leadership and network skills to drive change in academic and community settings.
- Improve the facilitation of compelling, action-oriented research that improves health and advances health equity goals in all manner of communities.
- Increase understanding of how structural racism and other “isms” constrain health and opportunity, in both the historical and contemporary contexts.
- Determine how to apply anti-racist practices into research and leadership.
- Enhance skills to ensure that ethical research and community standards are equal priorities.
- Build skills for the dissemination of research findings to improve community health.
- Understand the process to effectively communicate health research evidence to inform policy and change.
Additional learning objectives for community partners include:
- Develop skills for partnering with researchers to answer critical community-oriented questions.
- Develop skills to lead, guide, and utilize research for action and improvement in community health.
Additional learning objectives for research partners include:
- Develop skills and understanding to create equitable partnerships with community members and leaders.
- Develop skills to create research that is responsive to community concerns.