Title: Transdisciplinary action research : bringing together communication and media researchers and practitioners
Authors : Perrin, Daniel
Published in : Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies
Volume(Issue) : 1
Issue : 1
Pages : 3
Pages to: 23
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Intellect
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Bristol
Issue Date: 28-Mar-2012
Language : Englisch / English
Subjects : Newswriting; Real-world problem; Transdisciplinary action research; Progression analysis
Subject (DDC) : 070: Nachrichtenmedien, Journalismus, Verlagswesen
Abstract: Transdisciplinary action research (TD) is about understanding and improving the real world, the “life-world” (e.g. Hirsch Hadorn, et al., 2008, p. 20). In the TD research framework, academics from various disciplines collaborate with practitioners to investigate and sustainably solve a socially-relevant practical problem. TD transcends academe: It is research “on, for and with” practitioners (Cameron, Frazer, Rampton, & Richardson, 1992, p. 22). This position paper outlines TD as the ideal research framework to “bridge the gap between media and communication scholarship on the one hand and media practitioners on the other”. To illustrate TD, I draw on the Idée suisse research project (e.g. Perrin, 2011a). In this project, academics and media practitioners collaborate to investigate how the Swiss national TV company and its journalists work and what they need to do to improve their output.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institut für Angewandte Medienwissenschaft (IAM)
Publication type: Beitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschrift / Article in scientific Journal
Type of review: Peer review (Publikation)
DOI : 10.1386/ajms.1.1.3_1
ISSN: 2049-9531
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/5037
License (according to publishing contract) : Lizenz gemäss Verlagsvertrag / Licence according to publishing contract
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