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Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for 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

  • Title: Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good
  • Author: Jessie Daniels Polly Thistlethwaite
  • ISBN: 9781447329251
  • Page: 452
  • 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.

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    About "Jessie Daniels Polly Thistlethwaite"

    1. Jessie Daniels Polly Thistlethwaite

      Jessie Daniels has an MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin, where she worked with Joe R Feagin past president of the American Sociological Association Following that, she was a Charles Phelps Taft Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Cincinnati, where she worked with Patricia Hill Collins past president of the American Sociological Association Daniels is the author of two books White Lies Routledge, 1997 and Cyber Racism Rowman Littlefield, 2009 , both dealing with race and various forms of media She is also the author of peer reviewed journal articles and conference presentations dealing with race, gender, sexuality and new media Daniels is at work on a number of new research projects that will eventually become books Daniels is also at work on a memoir about growing up in South Texas during school desegregation with parents who were deeply racist.

    607 Comments

    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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