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Thursday, April 16, 2009

We don't want no stinkin' reflection in science

UMaine You want the good news or the bad news?

If you're an academic at the University of Maine, their new guidelines for tenure and promotion now allow credit for contributing to social media, such as blogging.

The bad news: only if you're in their New Media program:
...new media research departs from traditional academic scholarship, with the aim of providing a rationale for specific criteria for promotion and tenure...
Hmm...