Tag: open

Jon Tennant about need/goals for open science

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The Uncertain Future of OER

The Uncertain Future of OER | Edutopia (Edutopia)

High-quality open educational resources that are freely shared and improved upon have enormous appeal, but they’re not a reality yet—and may never be.

From Edutopia: Open educational resources (OER) have been on the cusp of arriving for more than 15 years, but somehow they never do. So what’s the holdup? In the post, Tom Berger posits that teachers aren’t onboard, with good reason. At the same time, OER are not going away for budgetary reasons. I think Stephen…

Scholars in an increasingly open and digital world: imagined audiences and their impact on scholars’ online participation

Scholars in an increasingly open and digital world: imagined audiences and their impact on scholars’ online participation (Learning, Media and Technology Journal)

Imagined audiences, social media, online networks, networked scholarship, qualitative research

This study investigates the audiences that scholars imagine encountering online and the ways in which these audiences impact scholars’ online participation and presentation of self. Prior research suggests that imagined audiences affect what users share and how they present themselves on social media, but little research has examined this topic in the context of faculty…