Digital Futures: Expert Briefings On Digital Technologies For Education And Research by Martin Hall

Digital Futures: Expert Briefings On Digital Technologies For Education And Research

byMartin HallEditorMartyn Harrow, Lorraine Estelle

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A co-branded book project with Jisc (formerly the Joint Information Systems Commitee), off the back of DigiFest 2014, a digital festival run by Jisc for the first time in 2014. The aim of the book is to bring cutting-edge discussion as heard at DigiFest to the information professional/academic librarian readership. Digital Futures will provide expert briefings to information professionals on the emerging trends in the digital technologies that are transforming teaching and research in higher education.



  • Written by subject experts working at the forefront in emerging trends and digital technologies
  • Encompasses issues that impact across the higher education institution: learning, research and network security
  • Aids strategic thinking and informs decision making

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Professor Martin Hall is Chair of Jisc, and Vice Chancellor of the University of Salford, UK. A British-South African academic and educationalist he has written extensively on South African history, culture and higher education policy. Professor Hall was a member of the Working Group on the Finch Committee which examined Open Access po...
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Title:Digital Futures: Expert Briefings On Digital Technologies For Education And ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 21, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081003846

ISBN - 13:9780081003848

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. MOOcs - David Kernohan The melting of the MOOC From education to training Fight or flight

Chapter 2.Open Access: The Costs and Opportunities - Frank Manista Chapter 3.Creating Opportunities Through Security, Andrew Cormack Understanding security in research and education New ways of being secure Designing security for research and education Creating opportunities through safe working About the Author

Chapter 4.Open data: Higher and Further Education stepping up to the challenge - Rachel Bruce and Andy McGregor

Chapter 5. Enhancing the digital student experience - Sarah Knight

Chapter 6.International collaboration and the changing digital world opportunities and constraints - Matthew Dovey