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==== DH ====
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what does the digital humanist scholar, artist, critic, teacher do?
- Indexing, tagging, curating - v bush and memex touches on this
what does she need to know? leads to aconsideration of digital artifacts:
- how to create them
- how they are interpreted: changes in interpretive practice
- how they operate in academic and social contexts
Changes in how we define literature, history, and experts in those fields
Expert: http://dmlcentral.net/blog/ben-williamson/expertise-redefined. Shirky will get into this
Directly affects student because this group will decide and influence
- what gets taught, to whom, and how
- who gets to teach
=== We need to deal with ===
- New ways of working: practices of scholar, critic, artist, scientist, author, poet
- New ways of constructing artifacts of that work
- New habits of mind required and encouraged by that work
- New ways of understanding or reading the artifacts
- New ways of interpreting that understanding
- New languages for that understanding
We can see all these demands discussed and played out in most of our readings. And in the processes of this course.
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Within this, the role of the expert has been reconfigured. The traditional expert was seen primarily in academic terms, as a specialist within a disciplinary domain with its own distinctive methods and styles of thought. The expert in this mode is understood as an author and inventor, or the creator of knowledge, whose name gets attached to ideas, models and paradigms and transported around in others' work."
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Within this, the role of the expert has been reconfigured. The traditional expert was seen primarily in academic terms, as a specialist within a disciplinary domain with its own distinctive methods and styles of thought. The expert in this mode is understood as an author and inventor, or the creator of knowledge, whose name gets attached to ideas, models and paradigms and transported around in others' work."


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Expertise, Redefined
By BEN WILLIAMSON August 27, 2012 - 10:50am
Tags Digital Media & Learning, Expertise, Network Society, Technology & Society


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"What makes an “expert”? What makes for “expert knowledge” in the digital age? In today's culture of digital media, new forms of expertise and knowledge seem to be increasingly available, with the result that young people are now being encouraged into new knowledge practices and incited to learn from and identify with new models of expertise. As educators, what kinds of expertise are we trying to develop in our students?
It is fairly safe to say, in general terms, that, historically, education has tended to emphasize a “great minds” model of knowledge and expertise. What gets taught at school is frequently based on the discoveries of great scientists, the cultural works of great artists, the accomplishments of great politicians, the authoritative histories recounted by great historians and so on. Although clearly simplified, why should school knowledge so commonly be perceived in such terms? The reason is that school knowledge is primarily based on a highly traditional view of the social organization of knowledge and expertise; a view that is now increasingly being questioned. Two emergent models of expertise are those of “mediators” and of “experiential experts.”"
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"Recently, in the years that we now term the digital age, more and more researchers and critics have argued that the production of knowledge is  shifting away from traditional linear knowledge to more nonlinear modes of knowledge production. Whereas the old form of powerful knowledge was largely academic, specialized, and compartmentalized within distinctively insulated disciplines, the new model of knowledge is interdisciplinary, cross-institutional, transnational, collaborative, and temporary. Linear knowledge was put together in a step-by-step, methodical and procedural fashion largely modelled on scientific models of empirical process and intellectual progress; nonlinear knowledge, by contrast, is allegedly more web-like, fractal, and socially distributed, brought together as a network of interconnected bits and pieces by teams and collaborators often working at spatial, professional and disciplinary distance from one another.
Within this, the role of the expert has been reconfigured. The traditional expert was seen primarily in academic terms, as a specialist within a disciplinary domain with its own distinctive methods and styles of thought. The expert in this mode is understood as an author and inventor, or the creator of knowledge, whose name gets attached to ideas, models and paradigms and transported around in others' work."
http://dmlcentral.net/blog/ben-williamson/expertise-redefined


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