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Managing Collaborative Processes in International Projects: Programme Management Perspectives

Helen Spencer-Oatey and Tang Min

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the collaborative process in international e-learning projects in the context of program management. It explores the challenges that the eChina-UK project ... More


International Collaborations as Research Infrastructure

P.K. Viswanathan, R. Parthasarathy, and Madhusudan Bandi

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examined the availability of the facilities for international collaboration for research, with a focus on two prime organisations, the University Grant Commission (UGC) and the Indian ... More


The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki, and Ranald C. Michie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The book is the product of international collaboration extending across Asia and Europe. Through the different perspectives produced by international experts from Britain and France on the one hand ... More


Reactions, Recovery, and Analysis

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Reactions to the SSC termination ranged across a wide spectrum from stunned to regretful to laudatory. While high-energy physicists deplored the Congressional slaying, other scientists endorsed it. ... More


Telescopes Aimed at Zeptospace

Gian Francesco Giudice

in A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199581917
eISBN:
9780191723001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The detectors are the instruments used to register the particles produced in the proton collisions and to reconstruct their tracks. This chapter describes the two main detectors employed at the LHC: ... More


Towards an International Criminal Police

Mathieu Deflem

in Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on international collaboration in the policing of political crimes. It describes the earliest attempts to establish a veritable organization of international police cooperation ... More


Cross-border R&D Sourcing Strategies: Different Governance Modes and ‘New’ Players

María Jesús Nieto and Alicia Rodríguez

in Cross-Border Innovation in a Changing World: Players, Places, and Policies

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198870067
eISBN:
9780191912931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870067.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

This chapter analyses the relation between different organizational options of international research and development (R&D) activities and firm performance in order to clarify past contributions and ... More


Developing a Collaborative Approach to e-Learning Design in an Intercultural (Sino-UK) Context

David McConnell, Sheena Banks, and Vic Lally

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the processes of collaboration in the eChina-UK Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project. This project involves the collaborative development of an e-learning module by ... More


Introduction

Helen Spencer-Oatey

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about e-learning in China. This book provides background information on e-learning policies in China, particularly at the ... More


The Higgs Boson Discovery

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After the United States and other nations joined the LHC project during the mid-1990s, CERN proceeded with construction of this multi-TeV proton-collider. Although a September 2008 disaster delayed ... More


Toward a Global History of Latin America's Revolutionary Left

Tanya Harmer and Alberto Martín Álvarez (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781683401698
eISBN:
9781683402350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Toward a Global History of Latin America’s Revolutionary Left showcases new research on the global reach of Latin American revolutionary movements during the height of the Cold War, mapping out the ... More


Doing Community Psychology Internationally: Lessons Learned in the Field

Ronald Harvey and Nikolay L. Mihaylov

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

International Community Psychology (ICP) is an exciting and growing development in our field and worthy of serious consideration as a career choice. However, ICP’s unique rewards come with additional ... More


International University Consortia on the New Silk Road

Zhuolin Feng and Luyang Gao

in China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198853022
eISBN:
9780191887420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853022.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

International collaborations among higher education institutions have existed along the Silk Road for a long time. With the initiative of the Belt and Road, it is believed that cooperation among ... More


Quality of Publication in International Context

N. Lalitha and Amrita Ghatak

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter analyses the status of India’s social science research (SSR) publications in global context. The outputs chosen to assess India’s comparative performance is the articles written and ... More


American Empire and Cultural Imperialism: A View from the Receiving End

Rob Kroes

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is concerned with American cultural imperialism from “the receiving end.” An evaluation of the capacity of the United States to assign itself to other foreign countries and touch every ... More


The Rise of International Coinvention

Lee Branstetter, Guangwei Li, and Francisco Veloso

in The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226286723
eISBN:
9780226286860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286860.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The rapid rise of India and China as innovating nations seems to contradict conventional views of the economic growth and development process. India and China are still at the early stages of ... More


Reimagining Possibilities (2001–2013)

Richard J. Samuels

in Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741586
eISBN:
9781501741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741586.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter talks about how the world and, in particular, the regional balance of power made comprehensive intelligence reform imaginable for the first time. The immediate precipitant for this ... More


Environment and Security: Toward a Systemic Crisis of Humanity?

Costa Carras

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is based on two fundamental observations. First, environmental causes might not only be the cause of social and ethnic conflict—as a result, for instance, of shortages of water and ... More


Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN

Pauline Gagnon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783244
eISBN:
9780191826269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783244.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Particle physics is too much fun to leave it only to physicists! CERN, the European laboratory for particle physics, regularly makes the news, but why are fundamental research and the discovery of ... More


Machines and Media

Edward Jones-Imhotep (ed.)

in The Unreliable Nation: Hostile Nature and Technological Failure in the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036511
eISBN:
9780262341318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036511.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter sets the stage for DRTE’s linking of nature and technology by examining anxieties about ionosondes — the chief instruments of ionospheric research. The ionosondes that emerged from World ... More


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