The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice

Weller, The Digital Scholar

Weller, M. (2011) The Digital Scholar: How technology is transforming academic practice, London, Bloomsbury Academic. Also available online at https://www.bloomsburycollections.com/book/the-digital-scholar-how-technology-is-transforming-scholarly-practice/.

This book  looks at how technology has affected academia, and in particular how it has affected the work practices of university professors.

My reading notes

Ch. 1: Digital, networked, and open

Ch. 2: Is the revolution justified?

Ch. 3: Lessons from other sectors

Ch. 4: The nature of scholarship

Ch. 5: Researchers and new technology

Ch. 6: Interdisciplinarity and permeable boundaries

Ch. 7: Public engagement as collateral damage

Ch. 8: A pedagogy of abundance

Ch. 9: Openness in education

Ch. 10: Network weather

Ch. 11: Reward and tenure

Ch. 12: Publishing

Ch. 13: The medals of our defeats

Ch. 14: Digital resilience

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