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The new ABCs of research : achieving breakthrough collaborations

Author: Ben Shneiderman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats
The problems we face in the 21st century require innovative thinking from all of us. Be it students, academics, business researchers of government policy makers. Hopes for improving our healthcare, food supply, community safety and environmental sustainability depend on the pervasive application of research solutions. In this book, Ben Shneiderman recognizes the unbounded nature of human creativity, the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Shneiderman
ISBN: 9780198812173 0198812175 9780198758839 0198758839
OCLC Number: 1021349087
Description: XIV, 317 Seiten. : Illustrationen.
Contents: Guiding Principles1: Combining Applied and Basic Research: ABC Principle2: Blending Science, Engineering, and Design: SED Principle BlendingScience, Engineering & Design3: What Science Contributes: Persistence in Understanding the World4: What Engineering Contributes: Devotion to Focused Innovations5: What Design Contributes: Fresh Thinking to Serve Human NeedsResearch Lifecycle Strategies6: Choose Actionable Problems that Address Civic, Business & Global Priorities7: Apply Observation, Intervention, and Controlled Experiments8: Form Teams with Diverse Individuals & Organizations9: Test Ideas and Prototypes with Realistic Interventions10: Promote Adoption & Assess ImpactMaking it Happen11: Why change is hard, but possible12: Recommendations for action
Responsibility: Ben Shneiderman, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, USA.


This book is a guide for junior researchers, and a manifesto for senior researchers and policy makers about how to update policies to respond to the immense challenges of our times. The guiding  Read more...


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