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The digital scholar : how technology is transforming scholarly practice

Author / Creator
Weller, Martin
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Summary

This book addresses the problems, potential and promise faced by higher education in light of digital innovation. While industries such as music, newspapers, film and publishing have all been subje...

This book addresses the problems, potential and promise faced by higher education in light of digital innovation. While industries such as music, newspapers, film and publishing have all been subject to dramatic changes in their business models and practices, higher education has so far resisted a radical overhaul. a fundamental and gradual shift in the practice of academics is, however, taking place.

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Creator
Martin Weller
Format
Books
Language
English
Publication
  • London : Bloomsbury, 2011
Physical Details
  • viii, 200 pages ; 24 cm
ISBNs
1849666172, 1283294451, 1849666253, 1849666261, 9781849666176, 9781849664974, 9786613294456, 9781849666251, 1849664978
OCLC
ocn756593423

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and index.

  • Digital, networked and open -- Is the revolution justified? -- Lessons from other sectors -- The nature of scholarship -- Researchers and new technology -- Interdisciplinary and permeable boundaries -- Public engagement as collateral damage -- A pedagogy of abundance -- Openness in education -- Network weather -- Reward and tenure -- Publishing -- Medals of our defeats -- Digital resilience
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