Faith, Hope & Love: Postscript on Interprofessional Processes for Innovating Generation / Foi, espoir et amour : postscript sur les processus interprofessionnels de génération novatrice

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Pauline Sameshima
Sean Wiebe


Abstract: Universities Canada, Canada Council, and numerous sources urge the development of creativity and innovation capacity by leveraging broad interdisciplinary approaches, collaboration, and partnerships and networking; however, the relational mechanics of working together on interdisciplinary teams and in combinatory partnerships remain equivocal. Drawing on health care practices of interprofessional education, the authors present three tenets, a currere of team collaboration. They offer eight collaboratively created ekphrastic poems written for a curated international touring printmakers’ art exhibition and use their poetry writing process as a generative learning strategy and example for explaining how to frame a path to authentic collaboration.

Keywords: Interdisciplinary research; Poetic inquiry; Ekphrasis; Collaborative research; Interprofessional education; Currere. 

Résumé : Universités Canada, le Conseil des arts du Canada et plusieurs sources prônent le développement de la créativité et de la capacité d’innovation par le biais de vastes approches interdisciplinaires, de la collaboration, de partenariats et de réseautage. Mais la mécanique relationnelle de la collaboration au sein d’équipes interdisciplinaires et de partenariats combinatoires demeure équivoque. S’inspirant de pratiques d’éducation interprofessionnelle dans le domaine de la santé, les auteurs proposent trois principes fondamentaux et un examen réflexif du travail en équipe. Ils présentent huit poèmes ekphrasiques écrits en collaboration en vue d’une exposition internationale itinérante de graveurs et proposent ce procédé d’écriture de poèmes comme stratégie d’apprentissage générative. Ils utilisent ce processus pour expliquer la façon d’accéder à une véritable collaboration.

Mots-clés : recherche interdisciplinaire, questionnement poétique, ekphrasis, recherche concertée, éducation interprofessionnelle, examen réflexif.


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