Christine Rivers is Co-Director of the Centre for Management Learning (www.cmlsurrey.co.uk) at Surrey Business School and programme director for the first credit-bearing post graduate certificate in Management Education. Before taking on the role as Co-Director CML, Christine held a number of leadership roles in the school: Director for Undergraduate Studies, Post Graduate Studies and MBA Programmes. Outside Surrey, Christine collaborates with various institutions and designs curriculum and teaching development programmes specifically for management education. Recent engagements include the University of Cambridge, University of East Anglia and Maja College in Oman. In addition, Christine is SIG Chair for Knowledge and Learning, British Academy of Management and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, guest co-editor for the Journal of Management Education and reviewer for the journal Academy of Management, Learning and Education. Her research interests include: curriculum design for digital learning environments, teacher training and coaching in management education.
Areas of specialism
Management Education, Curriculum Design, Teaching Development Programmes
University roles and responsibilities
- Centre for Management Learning
Peer-reviewed Publications Silver, C. and Rivers, C. (2013), Learning from the Learners: technology acceptance and adoption in understanding researchers' early experiences with CAQDAS packages. A pilot qualitative longitudinal study. submitted to International Journal for Social Research Methods.
Rivers C. and Calic J. (2013), Qualitative Remote Collaboration Analysis, submitted to International Journal of Human Computer Studies
Rivers C., Tan A., Kondoz A., (2009), An Intelligent Information Management Tool for Complex Human Collaboration, In: Open Information Management: Applications of Interconnectivity and Collaboration edited by S. Niiranen, J. Yil-Hietenen, Lugmayr A., Chapter 15, p.113-143
Glaser C., Tan A., Kondoz A., (2007), Direct Interaction with Multifunctional Digital Pens in Collaborative Environments, The International Journal of Technology Knowledge and Society, Vol 4, Nr 3, p.18-28
Peer-reviewed conference proceedings
Rivers C., Silver S., Woodger N., (2011), Camera Set-up, Image Placement and Interactive Devices in Virtual Learning Environments, Increasing the Feeling of Co-Presence and Interactivity in Access Grid mediated sessions, In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2011, Orlando, FL, USA, 19-22nd July 2011.
Rivers C., Silver S., (2010), Identifying Aspects of Learning Experience and Usability in CAQDAS - A Longitudinal Case-Study Project, In Proceedings of Qualitative Computing: Diverse Worlds and Research Practices, Istanbul, Turkey, 24-26th February 2011.
Rivers C., Tan A., Calic J., (2009), Combining Activity Theory and Grounded Theory for the Design of Collaborative Interfaces, published by Springer in Lecture Notes of Computer Science (LNCS), HCI international conference, San Diego, July 2009
Glaser C., Tan A. , Kondoz A., (2008), Talk-in Interaction reflects Usability of Virtual Collaboration Systems, in Proceedings of the Third IASTED International Human-Computer Interaction Conference, March 17th-19th 2008, Innsbruck, Austria, p.291-296.
Non-Peer-reviewed PublicationsRivers C, Bulloch S (2011), CAQDAS - A contributor to social scientific knowledge?, in MethodsNEWS Spring 2011, NCRM.
Rivers C, (2010) Qualitative Remote Collaboration Analysis, University of Surrey, UK, PhD Thesis.
Glaser C, (2004), Lifestyle-PR, Applied Public Relations in the Context of the Social Change, University of Vienna, Master Thesis.