How Italian PhD students reap thebenefits of institutional resourcesand digital services in the open Web Antonella Esposito, Albert Sangrà, Marcelo Maina UOC - Open University of Catalonia INTED 2013, 4-6 March, Valencia
Expectations towards future use of the social Web High expectations on Updating potential Very low expectations on improving Critical discussion
ConclusionsPhD researchers self-select a few tools from the range ofoptions they usually adopt in they everyday life.Actual use: Early exploration and specific Lit Searches.High Expectations related to Updating area of application.Main Driver: Occasional, practical needs related to their ownresearch.Main Inhibitors: Lack of awareness and training.Tactic, not strategic approach: cautious and tentativeadoption of Web 2.0 tools for research purposes.Social Web to efficiently support existing practices rather than as a venue where experimenting new practices.
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