Academics and the prestige trap ๐ŸŽ“

Academics and the prestige trap ๐ŸŽ“

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๐ŸŽฏ Target Audience

This content would be most helpful to those who write and research academic journals.

๐Ÿ“‹ Topics Covered

1. The exploitative nature of academic publishing,

2. The role of prestige in perpetuating the system, and

3. The impacts on stakeholders and scientific progress.

โŒš๏ธ Helpful Time Stamps:

00:00 - Intro

01:21 - Why Taxpayers Support Exploitative Publishing

02:31 - Government Resistance to Reform

03:49 - Why Researchers and Universities Perpetuate the System

06:39 - The Root of the Problem: Prestige and Perceived Quality

07:56 - Impacts on Stakeholders and Scientific Progress

09:52 - Hopes to Align Incentives with Science Advancement

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ Call to Action

What do you think about the suggestions for resisting the academic publishing system from within and without academia?

Let's talk about it in the chat.

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ About the Host

Dr. Rosa promotes equity in science education, challenging traditional norms and oppressive systems. She leads several organizations focused on empowering diverse educators and driving systemic improvements. Here, and through these organizations, she aims to foster a community of supportive educators who will transform science education and research.

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