Research Agenda & Objectives

Research Agenda & Objectives

Group Objectives

The objectives for the Virtual Interconnectivity Lab are as follows:

  1. Assemble researchers committed to the research area
  2. Conduct research
  3. Produce journal articles
  4. Report findings at research conferences
  5. Secure external funding to expand research efforts

Research Agenda

Proposed research projects include the following:

  1. Taxonomy of Virtual Internships: This study will serve as a foundational element of the research lab. The goal will be to establish a research-based definition of virtual internships and develop a model for virtual internship implementation in higher education.
  2. Workplace Virtual Presence: This study will focus on understanding existing experiences, challenges, and best practices in the execution of work tasks using web-based tools.
  3. Leadership in Virtual Spaces: This study will focus on the dynamics of leadership using web-based tools.