Increase Scientific Research funding,Boost Output of Scientific Research
TAO Xin-xin;WEI Shun-ping;Finance Department of the Open University of China;R&D Center for e-learning,MOE;
In recent years, with the rise and prosperity of online education, Open University is during its new development period. Scientific research will play an important role in the way of exploring the future developement, organizing the new teaching system, education mode, mode of resources construction and technical supporting mode. The input of the scientific research will decide the stength and effect of its development. To study the issue of the input and output of the scientific research in the Open University of China, the data of the year 2008-2013 is taken as the research object of this essay. The selected research input index is the scientific research funding in the Open University of China. The selected research output index is the number of the papers published by funding supported, the number of the papers quoted and the number of the papers published in core journals and SCI, EI, CSSCI searches. Regression analysis was carried out. The results show that with the scientific research funding is increasing every year, the output of scientific research in the Open University of China has also rised substantially, they have a positive correlation. Less correlation between input of scientific research and high-quality academic papers. In conclusion, The university should increase the research funding to raise the research ability and the output of achivement, and improve the academic status. In the meanwhile, considering the research achivement evaluation system and adjusting the research funding surported target, the university should make the regulatory methods of using research funding and strict supervision of funding to encourage high-qauality research output.