KT Tools & Methods Terms:


The terms in this section describe or defines a tool or technique that aids the whole KT process or a part of the KT process. For example tool terms are gap analysis, knowledge synthesis, and comparative effectiveness research.


Terms
Synonyms or Near Synonyms

Action Research
Participatory Action Research

Best Practice
Potentially better practices

Cognitive Application


Collaborative Development


Communication
Knowledge Communication*
Science Communication
Communicative Utilization

Comparative Effectiveness Research


Complex Interventions


Effectiveness Research


Evaluation Research


Gap Analysis
Know-do gap
Research practice gap

Knowledge Management


Knowledge Mobilization*


Knowledge Production
Knowledge Synthesis

Linkage and Exchange
Knowledge Exchange

Mindlines


Mode 2 Knowledge Production


Participatory Research


Research Capacity


Validation
Internal Validation
External Validation
*Standardized Term

WhatisKT wiki has over 125 terms with definitions. Feel free to browse the alphabetical list of terms and let us know if we have missed a term.