5.4 Digital research and scholarship

Technology is being integrated in many disciplines across the curriculum. Have you ever encountered technologically-based academic research?

Developing this competency involves …

  • Becoming aware of both traditional and emerging processes of knowledge creation and dissemination in a particular discipline.
  • Developing first-hand experience with the digital tools and technology-enabled-methodologies that are transforming disciplinary research. Examples include textual analysis, topic modeling, network analysis, GIS, and the creation of non-linear narratives and arguments.

See also: “Information Creation as a Process.” Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.