The Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship

FSCI 2017

Course List

Modified: Wed, 18 May 2022 10:38:04 +0000
Published: 18 May 2022

AM Courses                      MT (Mon/Tues) Afternoon Courses                WT (Wed/Thurs) Afternoon Courses


The FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute at the University of California, San Diego is a week long summer training, incorporating intensive coursework, seminar participation, group activities and lectures.   Participants will attend courses to be trained in the latest trends and technologies in research; new forms of publication; new standards and expectations; new ways of measuring and demonstrating success that are transforming the way science and scholarship is done.

Course Selection

Each FSCI attendee will select and register in advance for three (3) courses (1 morning and 2 afternoon).

Morning Course: This course will be a participant’s main course, and will be held each morning Monday through Friday (10-15 hours of classroom time).

Afternoon Elective Course: Participants will select two afternoon elective courses, one from each session as outlined below. One course to be held on Monday/Tuesday and one course to be held on Wednesday/Thursday.

A participant course schedule will look like this:

9:00am – 12:30pm (Monday starts at 10am) Monday  – Friday (1) MORNING COURSE
1:30pm – 4:30pm Monday and Tuesday (1) AFTERNOON ELECTIVE COURSE (MT CLASS)
1:30pm – 4:30pm Wednesday and Thursday (1) AFTERNOON ELECTIVE COURSE (WT CLASS)

Morning Courses (Mon-Fri) – Select 1 Course

ID Level Title Course Coordinator Location
AM1 Beginner Inside Scholarly Communications Today Cameron NeylonSamuel Moore Asante D
AM2 Beginner Scholarship in the 21th Century Maryann E. Martone, Stefan Tanaka, Yolanda Gil, Allegra Swift, Lily Troia Asante C
AM3 Intermediate Building an Open and Information-rich Research Institution Danny KingsleySarah Shreeves IOA – Malamud Room
AM4 Beginner to Intermediate Research Reproducibility in Theory and Practice Courtney SoderbergJennifer Smith IOA – Deutz Room
AM5 All Levels When ‘Global’ is Local: Scholarly Communications in the Global South Dan O’Donnell, Robin Champieux, Gimena del Rio Riande Asante A
AM7 Beginner to Intermediate Data in the Scholarly Communications Life Cycle Natasha Simons Asante B

Afternoon Courses:

Session 1 (MT=Mon-Tue) – Select 1 Course

ID Level Title  Course Instructor Location
MT1 Introductory Open Humanities 101 Nicky Agate SSRB – 308
MT2 Beginner to advanced Data Citation Implementation for Data Repositories Martin Fenner, Gustavo Durand GH – Main Hall
MT3 Intermediate Open Annotation Tools and Techniques Maryann E. Martone Asante A
MT4 Beginner Communication and Advocacy for Research Transparency April Clyburne-Sherin Asante B
MT5 Beginner to Intermediate Opening the Sandbox: Supporting Student Research as a Gateway to Open Practice Ekatarina GrguricMira WallerLillian Rigling IOA – Deutz Room
MT6 Intermediate    Opening Up Research and Data Gaurav Godhwani MCC – 201
MT7 Intermediate How to publish in a format that enhances literature-based discovery? Roman Gurinovich Asante C
MT8 Intermediate Perspectives on Peer Review John Hilton Rimac – 4th Floor
MT9 Intermediate Altmetrics: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed Next? Lily Troia Rimac – Dugout Room
MT10 Intermediate Technology and Tools for Academic Library Teams Erin O’Meara IOA – Malamud Room
MT11 All Levels Building Public Participation in Research  Amy Price Asante D

Session 2 (WT=Wed-Thu) – Select 1 Course

ID Level Title Instructor Location
WT1 Beginner to intermediate Tips, Tools, and Tactics for Managing Digital Projects in Research and in the Classroom Francesca Albrezzi Asante A
WT2 Beginner Software Citation: Principles, Usage, Benefits, and Challenges Daniel S. Katz, Martin Fenner Asante B
WT3 Advanced beginner to intermediate AuthorCarpentry: A Hands-on Approach to Open Authorship and Publishing Gail ClementTom Morrell MCC – 201
WT4 Beginner to Intermediate Applying Design Thinking and User Research to the Scholarly Communication Problem Space Ekatarina Grguric, Lillian RiglingMira Waller IOA – Deutz Room
WT5 Intermediate Identifying How Scientific Papers Are Shared and Who Is Sharing Them on Twitter Stefanie Haustein Rimac – 4th Floor
WT7 Intermediate Using Wikidata in Research and Curation Daniel Mietchen Rimac – Dugout Room
WT8 Intermediate Using New Metrics: A Practical Guide to Increasing the Impact of Research Cameron Neylon Asante C
WT9 Intermediate How Universities Can Create an Open Access Culture Dominic Tate IOA – Malamud Room
WT10 Intermediate Walking the Line Between Advocacy and Activism in Scholarly Communication Chealsye Bowley Asante D

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