Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Innovation in times of uncertainty

Innovation in times of uncertainty PurposeThis paper aims to describe innovations at the Games + Learning + Society Center to explore the future of education.Design/methodology/approachThis paper is an overview of several published studies and design interventions.FindingsCommercial partnerships, particularly generating copyrightable materials can maximize impact and diversify research funding, but they also run counter to the culture and purpose of many research universities.Research limitations/implicationsResearchers interested in forging new partnerships to maximize impact might explore relationships with commercial entities but be aware that they are running counter to the grain of most institutions and goals. Other universities of different sizes, ages and orientations may have different results.Practical implicationsBuilding private partnerships requires different staffing and skill sets than traditional research. Guidance for staffing key roles and projects are provided.Originality/valueThis paper is a reflection on unique research initiative that generated revenue and helped shape a subfield of education. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png On the Horizon Emerald Publishing

Innovation in times of uncertainty

On the Horizon , Volume 26 (1): 36 – Mar 12, 2018

Loading next page...
 
/lp/emerald-publishing/innovation-in-times-of-uncertainty-2Rx8tBJThr

References (21)

Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1074-8121
DOI
10.1108/OTH-01-2018-0005
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

PurposeThis paper aims to describe innovations at the Games + Learning + Society Center to explore the future of education.Design/methodology/approachThis paper is an overview of several published studies and design interventions.FindingsCommercial partnerships, particularly generating copyrightable materials can maximize impact and diversify research funding, but they also run counter to the culture and purpose of many research universities.Research limitations/implicationsResearchers interested in forging new partnerships to maximize impact might explore relationships with commercial entities but be aware that they are running counter to the grain of most institutions and goals. Other universities of different sizes, ages and orientations may have different results.Practical implicationsBuilding private partnerships requires different staffing and skill sets than traditional research. Guidance for staffing key roles and projects are provided.Originality/valueThis paper is a reflection on unique research initiative that generated revenue and helped shape a subfield of education.

Journal

On the HorizonEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 12, 2018

There are no references for this article.