Collaborating with Partners and Other Stakeholders


The collaborative structure of AccessSTEM2 was informed by experiences of past project and a literature review that included:

Cummings, J. N., & Kiesler, S. (2005). Collaborative research across disciplinary and organizational boundaries. Social Studies of Science, 35(5), 703-722.

Cummings, J. N., & Kiesler, S. (2007). Coordination costs and project outcomes in multi university collaborations. Research Policy, 36(2007), 1620-1634.

Cummings, S., & van Zee, A. (2005). Communities of practice and networks: Reviewing two perspectives on social learning. Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 1(1), 8-22.

Freeman, L. (2004). The development of social network analysis: A study in the sociology of science. Vancouver: Empirical Press.

Frey, B. B., Lohmeier, J. H, Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2006). Measuring collaboration among grant partners. American Journal of Evaluation, 27(3), 383-392.

Gajda, R. (2004). Utilizing collaboration theory to evaluate strategic alliances. American Journal of Evaluation, 25(1), 65-77.

Johnson, D., & Bremer, C. D. (2005). Communities of practice: A strategy for program improvement. National Center on Secondary Education and Transition Information Brief, 4(3).

Kraut, R. E., & Streeter, L. A. (1995). Coordination in software development. Communications of the ACM, 38(3), 69-81.

Mattessich, P. W., & Monsey, B. R. (1992). Collaboration: What makes it work - A review of research literature on factors influencing successful collaboration. St. Paul, MN: Amherst H. wilder foundation.

Scott, J. (2007). Social network analysis. London: Sage Publications.