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The digital scholar : how technology is transforming scholarly practice

Author: Martin Weller
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
While industries such as music, newspapers, film and publishing have seen radical changes in their business models and practices as a direct result of new technologies, higher education has so far resisted the wholesale changes we have seen elsewhere. However, a gradual and fundamental shift in the practice of academics is taking place. Every aspect of scholarly practice is seeing changes effected by the adoption  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weller, Martin.
Digital Scholar : How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Weller
ISBN: 9781849666251 1849666253 9781849666268 1849666261 9781849666176 1849666172
OCLC Number: 754582399
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Digital, networked and open --
Is the revolution justified? --
Lessons from other sectors --
The nature of scholarship --
Researchers and new technology --
Interdisciplinarity and permeable boundaries --
Public engagement as collateral damage --
A pedagogy of abundance --
Openness in education --
Network weather --
Reward and tenure --
Publishing --
The medals of our defeats --
Digital resilience.
Responsibility: Martin Weller.


This book delves into the changes in technology regarding higher education and seeks to define what it means to be a scholar in the digital age.  Read more...
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