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John Holmwood | University of Nottingham - Academia.edu

John Holmwood | University of Nottingham - Academia.edu | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
John Holmwood joined the School of Sociology and Social Policy as Professor in Sociology in October 2009 from the University of Birmingham, where he was Professor of Sociology and Head of Department.
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#GoOpenAccess for the Ethnography Matters Community

#GoOpenAccess for the Ethnography Matters Community | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
In light of the tragic death of Aaron Swartz and the scrutiny it has placed on JSTOR in particular, the economics of research publications, and the ethics of keeping research publications behind pa...
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Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet

Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
New companies are partnering with universities to offer online courses, in an effort that could define the future of higher education — if anyone can figure out how to make money.
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cafel23mooc's curator insight, March 9, 2013 12:27 PM

Au delà de la notion de rentabilité des plateformes stricto sensus, d'autres notions rentrent en ligne de compte, comme l'image de marque des universités, la captation du marché de l'éducation...

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UK universities in online launch

UK universities in online launch | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
A partnership of UK universities is launching an online project offering access to higher education courses via computers, mobiles or tablets.
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Universities should sink their resources into publishing partnerships with scholarly societies

Universities should sink their resources into publishing partnerships with scholarly societies | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Christopher Land writes that a hybrid partnership between the university press and scholarly society would put publishing back under academic control and would produce a more open, and impactful, f...
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A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science

A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
There is a new profession of trail blazers, those who find delight in the task of establishing useful trails through the enormous mass of the common record.

Via Marc Rougier
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Lisa Labon's curator insight, January 28, 2013 9:52 AM

Mind boggling to think what that the overload of content he speaks of is now created in a single day, every day.

garassini's curator insight, March 11, 2013 6:51 AM

Applicare il metodo delle associazioni mentali all'archiviazione e alla ricerca delle informazioni. La visione profetica di Vannevar Bush.

Ken Feltman's curator insight, April 25, 2015 10:48 AM

Prescient

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Why universities and grant bodies shouldn’t try to over-manage research impact

Why universities and grant bodies shouldn’t try to over-manage research impact | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Academics should be engaged with the wider world, but impact, if it is routinised, loses its potential to change the dynamic of a system. Chris Hackley writes that the research that influences poli...
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Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom

Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Wikipedia's stated goal to be a neutral fact-based encyclopedia has enabled it to accumulate an incredible amount of useful information.
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Want to Change Academic Publishing? Just Say No - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Want to Change Academic Publishing? Just Say No - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Companies shouldn't make millions from the free labor of professors.
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Impact factor: researchers should define the metrics that matter to them

Impact factor: researchers should define the metrics that matter to them | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
The impact factor assumes that the most cited articles are the most influential, but influence is only one aspect of importance, say Victor Henning and William Gunn...
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MOOCmania | DMLcentral

MOOCmania | DMLcentral | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
MOOCs, it seems, are driving us to distraction. The objects of so much current investment, fiscal and psychological, if MOOCs (massive open online courses) haven’t reached you yet, they are just a click away, coming to a screen near you soon.
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Times Higher Education - Finch access plan unlikely to fly across the Atlantic

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Elsevier editorial system hacked, reviews faked, 11 retractions follow

Elsevier editorial system hacked, reviews faked, 11 retractions follow | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
For several months now, we’ve been reporting on variations on a theme: Authors submitting fake email addresses for potential peer reviewers, to ensure positive reviews. In August, for example...
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How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing

How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it

Instructional coach Ben Curran offers tips on getting started with student blogging, which he says can help address the common standards in language arts.


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The Digital Scholar – How Educators Can Be Part of the Digital Transformation

The Digital Scholar – How Educators Can Be Part of the Digital Transformation | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Every aspect of scholarly practice is seeing changes effected by the adoption and implementation of new technologies (Weller, 2011). It is the effects that Weller speaks of that are challenging tra...
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Open access: why academic publishers still add value

Open access: why academic publishers still add value | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Alexander Brown stands up for publishers, justifying their costs and explaining how they help move science forward...
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How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego...
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Why Wikipedia Does Belong in the Classroom

Why Wikipedia Does Belong in the Classroom | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
The proper place of social media in the classroom remains a mystery to most people, with Wikipedia standing as the biggest, baddest new media nemesis of them all.
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Paper: Digital game-based learning: Towards an experiential gaming model

Paper: Digital game-based learning: Towards an experiential gaming model | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
The thesis that I read, called Digital game-based learning: Towards an experiential gaming model, introduced a model to represent the way that we learn through educational games. Do not that this m...
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Rewriting History: The JISC/ Wikipedia World War One Editathon | Strategic Content Alliance blog

Rewriting History: The JISC/ Wikipedia World War One Editathon | Strategic Content Alliance blog | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
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