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Opening your Syllabus with Joe Karaganis

Opening your Syllabus with Joe Karaganis

The Open Syllabus Project is an effort to map and analyze university curricula by datamining very large numbers of syllabi (currently around four million of them).  Analyzing syllabi in such numbers has a wide range of applications around the university, from support for course building, to research on the evolution of fields, to the emergence of new publication metrics based on the frequency with which work is taught.  The project has also provided a prompt for universities, libraries, and faculty to think about the norms and institutional practices that shape the post-classroom life of these documents.   The Open Syllabus Explorer 2.0 will launch in May.  In the meantime, come hear Joe Karaganis, director of the OSP, talk about the project and what you can and can’t do with a few million syllabi.


This is event is part of the Forum on Global Access to Knowledge and Education.  There are two other events in this series:

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (April 2) - A2K in the Age of Apple, Google and Microsoft: South Africa’s Vulnerability and Promise with Andrew Rens

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (April 2) - Shadow Libraries with Joe Karaganis


Event sponsors: Concilium on South Africa (COSA)Duke University Center for International & Global Studies (DUCIGS)Open Source Pedagogy Research & Innovation (OSPRI), Duke Learning InnovationDuke University Libraries.

Monday, April 2, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Rubenstein Library 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)
West Campus
Teaching and Learning  

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