195537 Teaching Indigenous Research Methodologies

Monday, November 9, 2009: 5:05 PM

Felicia S. Hodge, DrPH , CAIIRE - School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Teaching Indigenous research in public health research is a valuable tool to advance the trajectory of health and wellness. Use of Western teaching methods is replaced with storytelling, grounded theory, and group process. Learning how to teach, how to listen, and when and where to place the perspectives of stakeholders addresses the barriers, strengths, and value of Indigenous research methodology.

Learning Objectives:
1. identify ways to teach research methods 2. Describe the perspective and the approach to research in Indigenous communities. 3. List the barriers, strengths, and value of Indigenous research.

Keywords: Indigenous Populations, Research

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I teach Indigenous Research Methods at UCLA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.