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Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good By Jessie Daniels Polly Thistlethwaite,

  • Title: Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good
  • Author: Jessie Daniels Polly Thistlethwaite
  • ISBN: 9781447329251
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What opportunities, rather than disruptions, do digital technologies present How do developments in digital media not only support scholarship and teaching but also further social justice Written by two experts in the field, this accessible book offers practical guidance, examples, and reflection on this changing foundation of scholarly practice It is the first to consiWhat opportunities, rather than disruptions, do digital technologies present How do developments in digital media not only support scholarship and teaching but also further social justice Written by two experts in the field, this accessible book offers practical guidance, examples, and reflection on this changing foundation of scholarly practice It is the first to consider how new technologies can connect academics, journalists, and activists in ways that foster transformation on issues of social justice Discussing digital innovations in higher education as well as what these changes mean in an age of austerity, this book provides both a vision of what scholars can be in the digital era and a road map to how they can enliven the public good.
    Being a Scholar in the Digital Era Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good What opportunities rather than disruptions do digital technologies present How do developments in digital media not only support scholarship and teaching but also further social justice Written by t

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    1. In the 25 years or so since I got my first academic appointment, the university sector in which I work has gone through some profound transformations, some but not all of which are the product of the emergence of digital technologies As so often happens with new technology, the digital era as Daniels and Thistlethwaite label the current order of things has been presented as a fundamental reordering of things, as a time when information wants to be free and in some utopian way knowledge can circu [...]

    2. Book articulates the complexities and concerns of academics navigating the digital landscape in their teaching, research, publishing and or activist activities Well written, friendly, and comprehensive.

    3. A smart look at a variety of issues impacting digital scholarship The arguments are sophisticated, covering legal, political, social, and economic variables It should be required reading at all academic institutions.

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