Digital Futures: Expert Briefings on Digital Technologies for Education and Research, 1st Edition

  • Lorraine Estelle
  • Martin Hall University of Cape Town
  • Martyn Harrow
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0081004001
  • ISBN-13: 9780081004005
  • DDC: 025.04
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The aim of the book is to bring cutting-edge discussion as heard at DigiFest to the information professional/academic librarian readership. This book will provide expert briefings to information professionals on the emerging trends in the digital technologies that are transforming teaching and research in higher education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
1: MOOCs.
2: Open Access: The Costs and Opportunities.
3: Creating Opportunities Through Security.
4: Open Data: Higher and Further Education Stepping up to the Challenge.
5: Enhancing the Digital Student Experience.
6: International Collaboration and the Changing Digital World — Opportunities and Constraints.