22 octobre 2017

Publishers and technology companies on successful e-textbook programs

University Business Magazine logoWhat is the most important factor in ensuring an e-textbook initiative is successful, and is there anything administrators tend to miss in planning that, if handled better, would result in a more successful program. More...

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21 octobre 2017

IPA urges China to 'respect the decision' of Cambridge University Press to restore articles

The Guardian homeInternational Publishers Association praises CUP’s decision, counter to China’s censorship request, but will ‘wait to see what the consequences’ are. More...

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19 octobre 2017

How to write an essay Bake Off style

The ConversationMore and more students are turning to essay mills – often paying hundreds of pounds for written-to-order papers. This has led to the university standards watchdog issuing new government backed guidance to help address “contract cheating”. More...

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18 octobre 2017

Sharing and Profits

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Big Sharing meets Big Publishing in a duel for your attention. More...

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Pranking the Academy

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. I'm a little baffled about the Third World Quarterly thing. An editor of a journal overrides an editorial board decision to reject an article and claims it was favorably peer-reviewed. More...

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Do We Need a New Model for Academic Publishing?

In the past few months there have been two instances of highly controversial -- some would say offensive -- pieces being published in academic journals. More...

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11 octobre 2017

Should Grad Students Publish?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted. More...

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10 octobre 2017

‘Colonialism’ Article Flap Highlights Push for Transparency in Publishing

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Just because the author of a controversial article on colonialism wants it stricken from the scholarly record doesn’t mean it’s going anywhere. Critics see clickbait corrupting scholarship. More...

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Journal Will Publish AI Gaydar Study After All

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. After some additional review, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology will publish a controversial study about training a computer to predict someone’s sexual orientation based on a photo. More...

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A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society

A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society
Audrey Watters, Hack Education, 2016/08/25
This article describes what is in retrospect a remarkable turn of events: in the digital world, private enterprise has realized the Marxist ideal, the elimination of private property. More...

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