The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice

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A&C Black, Sep 1, 2011 - Education - 200 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

1 Digital Networked and Open
1
2 Is the Revolution Justified?
14
3 Lessons from Other Sectors
29
4 The Nature of Scholarship
41
5 Researchers and New Technology
52
6 Interdisciplinarity and Permeable Boundaries
64
7 Public Engagement as Collateral Damage
76
8 A Pedagogy of Abundance
85
10 Network Weather
114
11 Reward and Tenure
128
12 Publishing
141
13 The Medals of Our Defeats
154
14 Digital Resilience
168
References
185
Index
199
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9 Openness in Education
96

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About the author (2011)

Martin Weller is Professor of Educational Technology at The Open University. His main area of interest is in e-learning. He is the author of Virtual Learning Environments: using, choosing and developing your VLE as well as Delivering Learning on the Net: the why, what and how of online education.

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