Putting it into Practice

Title: Connecting with older people as project stakeholders: Lessons for public participation and engagement in rural research.
Author: Simon Chester Evans, Ray B Jones and Janet Smithson.
Date Published: 2014
Reference: Chapter 8. In: Hennessy C, Means R, Burholt V, editors. Countryside Connections Older people, community and place in rural Britain. Bristol: Policy Press; p. 221.
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Abstract: In this chapter, the authors reflect on their experiences and the lessons learned from involving older people via the internet in a research project in a rural setting. Some of the key lessons included: - The importance of involving people from the start, including in the selection and prioritisation of the research topic - The limits of interaction via the internet - Avoiding assumptions about older people’s use of the internet

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general principles of good practice

Date Entered: 2019/01/09

Date Edited: 2019/01/09

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