Knowledge base can be defined as a store of information or data that is available to draw on. (Oxford Dictionary, (n.d.))
LAGs can be defined as the local partnership between authorities, businesses and associations. They are the public-private partnerships which govern the LEADER program and therefore the engine of regional development. (Netzwerk Ländliche Räume, (n.d)).
Communicative obstacle based on people speaking different languages or using different vocabulary and communication habits leading to a lack of understanding or trust in the communication partner.
LEADER is a method for working with rural development. The key element of the LEADER method is the establishment of a local partnership between authorities, businesses and associations. Other elements are area-based development strategies and bottom-up approach. The local action groups (LAGs) are examples of the LEADER method. (Self definition, WP3)
Learning is defined as the process of acquiring new or modifying and reinforcing existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences.
Learning is the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.
“Learning is an enduring change in behavior, or in the capacity to behave in a given fashion, which results from practice or other forms of experience.” (Schunk, 2012)
“A change in human disposition or capability that persists over a period of time and is not simply ascribable to processes of growth.” (Gagne, R. 1985)
“A process that leads to change, which occurs as a result of experience and increases the potential of improved performance and future learning.” (Ambrose, et al., 2010)
Local council is a local organization that acts as the mouthpiece/spokesperson for a local community. (Self definition, WP3)
Local development plan is a strategic formulation of a local community's vision for the local area's future development. (Self definition, WP3)
Adaptation means the action or process of adapting or being adapted. It is the act of changing something to make it suitable for a new purpose or situation. (Collins dictionary, (n.d.))
In B4R context, method adaptation means to adapt or change the methods and findings from the communication and participation research to better suit the needs of future project planners in a way that benefits them in project planning.
The purpose of the method adaptation workshops carried out in June and August 2018 was to align the approaches of the scientific partners with the methodology and content of the School and to see how information from the case study observation can be transferred into planning school contents. (180726-B4R-Project_Planning_School_Concept)
Method toolbox is the collection of participation and communication methods and forms the basis for the contents of the Project Planning School.
Mindset can be defined as the established set of attitudes held by someone.
It can also be defined as mental processes, thought processes, way of thinking, frame of mind, mentality etc. (Oxford Dictionary, (n.d.).