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ERIC Number: EJ831346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 55
ISSN: ISSN-0950-4222
Proximity and Interactive Learning in University-Firm Relationships
Thune, Taran
Industry and Higher Education, v23 n1 p7-16 Feb 2009
This paper addresses the question of whether proximity is always necessary for interactive learning, as proposed by recent European innovation theory. Recent research has provided a refined conceptualization of proximity, but there is little empirically-based knowledge about the actual role that proximity plays in relationships intended to foster interactive learning. The paper investigates how proximity actually impacts on interactive learning processes by examining collaborative research projects between firms and universities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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