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Changing fundamentally, but in order to remain the same? Part 1
The care and feeding of scholarly collections in a networked digital age.
* Due: Choose term paper/project option.
Changing fundamentally, but in order to remain the same? Part 2
Search and public service in the era of Amazon and Google.
Project Discussion Session 1
GUEST LECTURER: Brewster Kahle
Research: Production and Distribution of Knowledge
The economics and other dysfunctions of scholarly communication systems.
LIBRARY VISIT (with Isabel Stirling): 1pm, Doe Library, South Entrance - just across the alley from South Hall.
Scholarly communication in transition
Opportunities and obstacles in the evolution of more fully functional, and economically sustainable systems for scholarly communication.
Primary Data as a secondary resource – data archives and their use.
LIBRARY VISIT (with Lee Leighton): 1pm, Moffit Library, Technical Services Tour - front doors of the Moffitt Library.
* Due: Term paper or project (first of two for those doing two projects/papers), submitted electronically to daniel.greenstein (a t) ucop.edu by 5pm on Friday, March 10, 2006
Cyberinfrastructure / eScience – What is it? Why should we care?
Instruction: Personalized Paradigms in a Networked Space
The different modalities of computer-assisted instruction.
On aims, audiences, and pedagogical mission.
Computer-assisted instruction at UC (guest lecture)
Evolving form or contested terrain
The qualities of open
Open courseware, open learning, open textbooks and the future of the academy as a gateway to credentials The academic enterprise as a business: IT as a business function.
Project Discussion Session 2
Guest lecture: Digital asset management in a knowledge organization
The University's roles and responsibilities, potential risks and rewards.
Strategic planning for the academic information environment
Academic enterprise in the age of Google. IT planning.
* Due: Term paper or project (for both longer and shorter assignments), submitted electronically to daniel.greenstein (a t) ucop.edu by 5pm on Friday, May 5, 2006