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Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
Inted2013 a esposito
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  • 1. 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
  • 2. BACKGROUND
  • 3. Empirical settings of the e-survey Università degli Studi di Milano About 1.400 PhD studentsUniversità degliStudi Milano-BicoccaAbout 600 PhDstudents Politecnico di Milano About 900 PhD students
  • 4. Summary of responses Defined threshold: 10% N = 3000 Reached threshold: 20% Responses from about 20 subject areas Started Completed Potential questionnaires questionnaires intervieweesTotal 624 483 123University % respondents N° respondentsMilan >18% 258Milano-Bicocca 32% 193Politecnico 20% 173
  • 5. Demographics of the respondents89% Italian students89% awardedscholarshipsEqually distributedalong 3 years 12% (31-35) and 6% >35 include non traditional PhD students
  • 6. Prevalent mode of studyHow? Mainlyin ‘isolated mode’
  • 7. Interactions with supervisors and forms of networkingOnly 6% states to use theopen Web for networkingactivity
  • 8. Digital services provided by the institutionE-learning platforms: 1%E-portfolios: 1%Web 2.0 applications: 3%
  • 9. Web 2.0 tools in everyday life
  • 10. Tools for supporting PhD activites
  • 11. Use of social media for individual activitiesLit Search activity is mostly carried out using social media.Social media are not currently used to practice academic writing.
  • 12. Academic presence online
  • 13. Drivers in the adoption of social media
  • 14. Inhibitors in the adoption of social media
  • 15. Expectations towards future use of the social Web High expectations on Updating potential Very low expectations on improving Critical discussion
  • 16. ConclusionsPhD 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.
  • 17. Thank you very muchfor your kind attention!Twitter: @antoesp

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