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Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion and Review Process : History, Humanities, and New Technology - Deborah Lines Andersen

Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion and Review Process

History, Humanities, and New Technology

Paperback Published: 4th September 2003
ISBN: 9780765611147
Number Of Pages: 288

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To receive tenure college and university professors have long been required to write scholarly monographs or articles, engage in serious research, and teach effectively. In recent years, however, the emergence of digital scholarship has revolutionized - and complicated - the picture in unexpected ways as new electronic media have enabled academics to communicate scholarly material in innovative formats such as websites, PowerPoint presentations, CD-ROMs, and virtual reality "tours." Despite this growing output of sophisticated digital scholarship, there has been little attempt to set standards, define basic issues and concepts, or integrate electronic scholarship into the tenure debate. This collection of cutting-edge articles marks the first effort to evaluate the place of digital scholarship in the tenure, promotion, and review process. As a primer aimed at scholars, faculty members, and department chairs in the humanities, social sciences, and other fields, as well as deans, provosts, and university administrators, this collection examines the evolution of nontraditional scholarship, analyzes the various formats, and suggests guidelines for assessment on a scholarly level. It also examines the impact of digital scholarship in the classroom and academy and explores new directions for the future. This book will help shape policy in the murky world of tenure review and could become a central text for scholars and administrators everywhere.

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Policies and Procedures: Studies from the Field
Mutually Exclusive? Information Technology, and the Tenure, Promotion, and Review Process
To Web or Not to Web: The Evaluation of World Wide Web Publishing in the Academy
Valuing Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion and Review Process: A Survey of Academic Historians
Rewards for Scholarly Communication
Creation of Digital Scholarship: Cases from Academe
Digital Scholarship, Peer Review, and Hiring, Promotion and Tenure: A Case Study of the Journal of Multimedia History
Transforming the Learning Process: A Case Study on Collaborative Web Development in an Upper-Level Information Science Course
Technology in the Classroom: A United Kingdom Experience an
Teaching in a Classroom Without Walls: What It Takes to Cultivate a Rich Online Learning Community
Learning Together and Moving Towards Tenure: Special Collections and Teaching Faculty Collaboration in the Development of an On-line Sheet Music Exhibition
The Present and the Future
Guidelines for Evaluating Digital Media Activities in Tenure, Promotion, and Review
The Development of Criteria for the Inclusion of Digital Publications in the Tenure Process: A Case Study of Washington State University Libraries
Scholars, Digital Intellectual Property, and the New Economics of Publication and Preservation
Stories of the Future
Bibliography
About the Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780765611147
ISBN-10: 0765611147
Series: History, Humanities, and New Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 4th September 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.37

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