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Week 5:  Teaching and digital scholarship

Introduction

Having looked at the creation of digital content as part of the core activities of a university it is time to look at one of those core activities. In this week you will be introduced to the last of Boyer’s scholarly activities, and arguably the one most directly affected by digital scholarship, namely teaching. Digital scholarship allows educators to include different resources in their teaching, to use different pedagogic approaches, and to teach different audiences. The learner can engage with different types of content, communicate with people all over the globe, and produce new types of output.

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By the end of this week you will have:

  • ained an understanding of different pedagogies and how they can take advantage of abundant content
  • begun to appreciate the influence of the recent MOOC development.

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