Organizing: Making Plans Together
In this chapter you will be led step-by-step in how to organize a participatory research project. This includes identifying the various tasks and roles within the project, estimating the resources needed, matching the strengths of the participants to the tasks at hand, and planning how the project will be done. Issues of capacity building and sustainability are also addressed.
To guide you in organizing the research process.
How do we organize the research process?
KeywordsIdentifying skills Planning for sustainability Planning and managing the research process Identifying resources Determining roles Setting a timeline Forming the research team
Further Reading and Sources of Inspiration
- Laycock, A., et al. (2011). Researching indigenous health. A practical guide for researchers. Melbourne: The Lowitja Institute.Google Scholar
- Wicks, P. G., Reason, P., & Bradbury, H. (2013). Living inquiry: Personal, political and philosophical groundings for action research practice. In P. Reason & H. Bradbury (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of action research: Participative inquiry and practice (2nd ed., pp. 15–30). London: Sage Publications.Google Scholar