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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: 268
  • 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.

    Becoming a Scholar Association of American Colleges A scholar is a trusted and accomplished expert, a creator of knowledge who can integrate disparate data and concepts to innovate and reach new conclusions But how does one become a scholar And why do we need them How to Become a Scholar with Pictures wikiHow On Being a Scholar Practitioner Practical Wisdom in The definition of scholar practitioner as a way of beingthat one brings to one s work, can be applied to all endeavors across the lifespan The authors gently accept the moments that feel like failures to us and suggest ways to trust one s humble self while What Does it Mean to be a Scholar What Does it Mean to What Does it Mean to be a Scholar We know that our young people will believe what we believe about them This is why having and communicating the highest of expectations to them as learners is vital Our words can elevate, empower, and encourage our young people so they achieve their dreams.

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    About Author

    1. Jessie Daniels Polly Thistlethwaite says:
      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.

    Comment 135 on “Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

    1. Malcolm says:
      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. Elizabeth says:
      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. Steven says:
      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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