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

Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite


What opportunities do digital technologies present? How do developments in digital media support scholarship and teaching yet further social justice? Written by two experts in the field, this accessible book is the first to look at scholarly practice in the digital era and consider how it can connect academics, journalists and activists in ways that foster transformation on issues of social justice. The terra firma of scholarly practice is changing. This book offers both a road map and a vision of what being a scholar can be when reimagined in the digital era to enliven the public good, as it ... More

Keywords: digital technologies, scholarship, teaching, the digital era, social justice, innovations in higher education

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447329251
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447329251.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jessie Daniels, author
City University of New York

Polly Thistlethwaite, author
City University of New York