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Week 3: Integration and interdisciplinarity


Boyer’s integration function is concerned with making connections across academic disciplines. In The Digital Scholar Martin Weller considers the potential of networked technologies and then looks in more detail at two examples: blogging and Twitter.

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Week 3 introduction
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By the end of this week you will have:

  • gained an understanding of how new technology can influence interdisciplinarity
  • considered how open access publishing can influence interdisciplinarity.