Year: 2017

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Week 8: Changes.

It’s the last week of the Digital Scholar – in which Weller looks at the changes that moving to a digital scholarship model can bring to the individual or institution – and how we can plan for the implementation. One aspect they look at is digital resilience – which is very similar to other aspects…Continue Reading Week 8: Changes.

Rubrics Workshop.

When we first came up with the idea of Learning X, we hoped to be able to involve other staff, both for the blog based seasons, but also for the idea of Learning X Live, the series of face to face sessions held in the Strawberry Bank Ideas lab. We have had a number of…Continue Reading Rubrics Workshop.

Week 6: Reward and Tenure.

This week, Weller looks as aspects that are critical to many academics – how digital scholarship can be recognised, both within an institution, and externally. He refers to guidelines that other institutions have developed, several of which have been listed by the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. He presents the case for using…Continue Reading Week 6: Reward and Tenure.

Rubrics and Grading forms – the benefits they bring to staff and students

As part of the Learning X – Live sessions we would like to invite you to our first session with guest presenters. We welcome Jenny Woof  and Susie Schofield, who have both used rubrics for marking students work. The outline for the session will be: An overview of the benefits that using a rubric /…Continue Reading Rubrics and Grading forms – the benefits they bring to staff and students

Week 4: Dissemination.

This week, the Digital Scholar looks at a key aspect of scholarship, dissemination. Weller starts off considering the “long tail” – initially looking at how that can lead to opportunities in personal life – though the example given of online music sales vs. high street music shops is largely now a difference that doesn’t exist,…Continue Reading Week 4: Dissemination.

Week 3: Interdisciplinarity.

In the Digital Scholar this week, Weller looks at interdisciplinarity. While looking for additional resources for this  post, I came across the concept of transdisciplinarity. IN the course, blogs and twitter are looked at in detail, do you feel these tools help you build up relationships with those in other disciplines – whether in Dundee…Continue Reading Week 3: Interdisciplinarity.

Week 2: Discovery

This week, the course focuses on the Discovery part of Boyer’s model. As well as the introduction of various social media tools, which you may already be usin, gthe idea of Guerrilla research is introduced. While it was originally used in web development, Weller argues that it can often apply to academic research. How do you…Continue Reading Week 2: Discovery