Full course description
Leaders from Social Sciences, Academics, Service Providers, Management Teams, and Professional Policy Makers discuss research possibilities during 3 separate synchronous Zoom sessions.
Session 1 – April 13, 2021 - 9 AM - 11 AM (Miami)/4 PM - 6 PM (Israel)
Introduction of Participatory Action Research “No Research about Us Without Us”
The webinar(s) will introduce participants to the participatory action research approach, which is identified with critical social theory in the area of Disability.
Session 2 – April 20, 2021 - 9 AM - 11 AM (Miami)/4 PM - 6 PM (Israel)
Participatory Action Research “Theory and Practice in the World of Disability”
In this webinar, we will develop participants' understanding and skills in the theory and practice of a range of PAR methods.
Session 3 – April 27, 2021 - 11 AM - 1 PM (Miami)/6 PM- 8 PM (Israel)
Participatory Action Research “Beit Issie Shapiros’ Model of Inclusive/Collaborative Research and Evaluation”
This webinar will describe the process of the establishment of the Inclusive University in Beit Issie Shapiro and the development of the Inclusive Research Group (IRG).
About Beit Issie Shapiro
Beit Issie Shapiro is Israel’s leading non-profit organization with a mission to build a more inclusive society across the globe by advancing the rights, equal opportunities, and services for people with disabilities; impacting over half a million people annually. Its expertise is in scaling up its impactful solutions thus promoting systemic change in the lives of people with disabilities in Israel and internationally. Beit Issie Shapiro has Special Consultative Status with the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Learn more about our partner Beit Issie Shapiro.
Dr. Dana Roth, Director of the Research and Evaluation Department
Dana is the Founder and Director of the research and evaluation department and for the last decade has been promoting collaborative/inclusive research and evaluation approaches with people with disabilities.
Dr. Benny Hozmi, Academic Director, Director of Knowledge Resources, Director of Inclusive University
Benny specializes in Education in Developmental Disabilities. In 2006, 2011, and 2015, he co-chaired Beit Issie Shapiro’s International Conferences on Disabilities.