»Questions & Answers«
»Case Study 1: When Collaborators Disagree«
1: What is collaborative research? »Answer
2: What is a technology-transfer office? »Answer
3: Is there anything that could have been done to avert the problem of the researchers disagreeing? »Answer
4: What might be a way to determine the best course of action for the future of the new search engine? »Answer
5: Has the educational mission of the university been compromised by this episode of technology development? »Answer
»Case 1: Questions for Further Reflection«
1: Do you feel that the commercialization of research findings compromises the educational mission of a university?
2: How do you think conflicts over the direction of a research project can be resolved?
»Case Study 2: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?«
1: What are some of the challenges that can emerge for researchers working in different disciplines? »Answer
2: What do you think the researchers should have done to ensure that informed consent was obtained? »Answer
3: How do you think researchers should resolve the issue of what to publish? »Answer
4: How do you think the researchers should determine which peer-reviewed journal will publish their work? »Answer
5: What do you think the researchers should have done to include the researchers outside of the institution in the discussion of publication? »Answer
6: How can researchers resolve whom to include as authors on a publication? »Answer
7: What do you think are some of the ways that collaborative research across institutions can be managed? »Answer
»Case 2: Questions for Further Reflection«
1: What are some other issues that might arise during international collaborative research projects?
2: How can different disciplines working together learn to speak a common language?
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