The Chronicle of Higher Education- What Is a ‘Serious Academic’? Social-Media Critique Provokes a Backlash

I found this article VERY fitting considering our discussion on social media and formal and informal writing on Tuesday evening. Should a persons academic enthusiasm for social media posts make them a greater employee ( especially as a researcher)? Scholars argue that their passion and enthusiasm should be more focused on research and development, not …

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“Scholars Talk Writing” ~ Chronicle of Higher Education

This is a continuing series in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Scholars Talk Writing and would be an excellent choice for someone to follow and comment on this term! Remember, we have a campus site license to The Chronicle and if you create an account in campus, you have full access off-campus with your login or …

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Plagiarism in the news…

Occurrences of plagiarism are frequently in the news. Today’s was from Mexico’s president and his undergraduate law thesis.

Welcome to our News Blog for Scholars & Scholarship in a Digital Age

As part of our exploration of scholars and scholarship in the 21st century, we will post news and current awareness items from the listservs, blogs, and news sites that everyone is following.  The expectation is that everyone will post ONE item per week and comment on at least TWO items each week.  Try to make …

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