The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn, Pat Thomson

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Abstract

Academic work, like many other professional occupations, has increasingly become digitised. This book brings together leading scholars who examine the impacts, possibilities, politics and drawbacks of working in the contemporary university, using digital technologies. Contributors take a critical perspective in identifying the implications of digitisation for the future of higher education, academic publishing protocols and platforms and academic employment conditions, the ways in which academics engage in their everyday work and as public scholars and relationships with students and other academics. The book includes accounts of using digital media and technologies as part of academic practice across teaching, research administration and scholarship endeavours, as well as theoretical perspectives. The contributors span the spectrum of early to established career academics and are based in education, research administration, sociology, digital humanities, media and communication

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages188
ISBN (Electronic)9781315473611
ISBN (Print)9781138202573
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

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NameThe Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

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    Lupton, D., Mewburn, I., & Thomson, P. (2017). The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education. (The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315473611