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WardBlawg’s New Year’s Blawging Resolutions 2012

January 6, 2012 Blawg

Here are my five blawging resolutions for 2012:- 1. Be more focussed with blawging. In addition to my tips for blawging written last year, I think it’s more important than ever before to have continued focus with blawging and to some extent that’s what helped ScotsLawBlog win an award last year. Last year I also […]

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Why do universities not publish student-generated content online for free?

October 14, 2010 IP & Technology Law

Each year across the world, each university demands that its students submit essays and dissertations electronically. But very little of that work is published online for the world to read. If it was so published, the knowledge contained within would be shared with billions of people around the planet. It follows that students would gain greater incentive to make their work of better quality. So, why not publish worldwide? Below are outlined the current trends towards emphasis on virtual learning and information dissemination through social media, followed by suggested reasons for universities not publishing students’ work more for free, concluding with a recommended course of action for all universities throughout the world to consider.

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