Application of the World Café Method for Learning and Providing Solutions for Disabilities
Keywords:Disabilities, Learning and Providing Solutions, Social Innovation, World Café Method
The objective of this research was to apply the World Café method to learn and provide options for problem-solving to people with disabilities students of the Faculty of Management Sciences at Dhonburi Rajabhat University. The researchers used the World Café method to collect data from 50 students and analyzed it using content analysis. The study found that the students exchanged knowledge about problems encountered in their daily lives, such as transportation problems, communication barriers, dependence on others, and issues faced by people with learning disabilities. Importantly, the students emphasized the problems related to employment opportunities for people with disabilities, as well as limited career advancement and financial insecurity. The options for problem-solving were opening coffee shops or restaurants that employ people with disabilities and establishing vocational schools that provide opportunities for people with disabilities to become entrepreneurs. These options are in line with the social innovation concept and can be used to alleviate or solve the problem of employment for people with disabilities in the future.
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