Guest Editors' Remarks: How Does Complexity Impact Evaluation? / Un mot des rédacteurs invités : En quoi la complexité a-t-elle des répercussions sur l’évaluation?
Comparaison de trois stratégies de travail en réseau afin de favoriser l’application des connaissances issues de la recherche
In research as in practice, establishing strong teams is a recognized necessity and teams are increasingly large and dispersed. In the field of health care, the need for pluridisciplinarity is a further constraint in the organization of such teams or at least communication within them. Despite these difficulties, networking has emerged among groups of practitioners who share common objectives and try to fulfill their mission more effectively by developing, sharing, and applying knowledge targeted based on their fields of interest.
L'utilisation de l'évaluation fondée sur la théorie du programme comme stratégie d'application des connaissances issues de la recherche
Research on knowledge application and program theory-driven evaluation are two types of activity associated with research which involve close collaboration between researchers-evaluators and stakeholders and also facilitate maximal use of research results. In this article, first we succinctly present theoretical models of knowledge application emphasizing the conceptual bases and strategic elements common to both approaches.