Graduate students’ early conceptualizations of transdisciplinary research: Insights from innovative visual and textual assessments of scholarly development

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Objective: Assess trainees' baseline conceptualizations of transdisciplinary (TD) childhood obesity prevention research.

Description: Kinetic drawings, personal statements, and short answer items were analyzed using thematic coding (N=1).

Evaluation: At baseline, students viewed TD research as a multi-disciplinary, holistic approach to alleviating complex problems. TD teams were depicted as idealistically democratic, large and difficult to coordinate, and requiring a common language. Few students described TD activity that was integrated across levels of analysis.

Conclusions and Implications: Students' baseline conceptualizations of TD can be used to understand development of TD scholarly orientation and identify targets for TD training.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S191-S192
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Volume46
Issue number4
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StatePublished - 2014

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