“Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” (IDS 70200) Cross-listed ANTH 80600; ART 80010; CL 80100; CRITICAL SOCIAL/PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY; EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY; ENGL 89010, URBAN EDUCATION Spring 2015 Tuesday 4:15-6:15 Professors Cathy Davidson and William Kelly The course is designed for second, third, or fourth year graduate students who are teaching during S 2015 at one of CUNY’s colleges or community colleges. Like the larger Futures Initiative,
CUNY’s Futures Initiative hit the ground running on October 3rd with its first official event—an awe-inspiring digital storytelling odyssey that took the audience from the early days of interactive software and CD-ROMs to multi-dimensional spatiotemporal explorations of deep space. Curtis Wong, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, shared with us an insider look at many of the stunning projects he’s been involved with over his long career in educational media development
Many thanks to everyone who joined us for “What Is a Dissertation? New Models, Methods, Media.” We were blown away by the energy and thoughtful discussion, both in the room at the CUNY Graduate Center and virtually all over the world. The livestream was viewed over 300 times, with most viewers staying all the way through the Q&A. There were nearly 2,500 tweets that used the #remixthediss hashtag. The
Date/Time Date(s) – 11/03/2014 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Location Graduate Center, Room 9204 In her Office of Career Planning workshop “Collaborative Pedagogies,” Cathy N. Davidson will address the ways that traditional forms of learning, teaching, and research are increasingly being revised and re-envisioned. This workshop will include some brief remarks, followed by exercises in peer, collaborative pedagogies, and then an extensive discussion of how and why graduate students should
On October 17th’s This Week @ Inside Higher Ed program, Cathy Davidson joined Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to talk about why she left Duke University for the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and how her Futures Initiative may transform graduate and undergraduate education at the enormous public institution. Listen to the program here.
Cathy Davidson, Director of the Futures Initiative, will be speaking at the Fall 2014 Meeting of The Graduate Center Doctoral Faculty next month.This event is open to Graduate Center doctoral faculty only, all of whom are invited to attend.
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Inside Higher Ed has featured the Futures Initiative and Cathy Davidson’s vision for the work that will be done by our group within CUNY. The article, “Big Idea, Tall Order” by Colleen Flaherty, speaks to the spirit of the Futures Initiative. Going forward, [Davidson] hopes that the Futures Initiative will be able to explore and model a variety of big ideas about teaching and learning. One of those ideas is that
We have uploaded the video recording of our livestreamed event What Is a Dissertation? New Models, New Methods, New Media on our new YouTube Channel. Photos have been added to our Facebook page!
Mapping the Futures of Higher Education IDS 70200 Professors Cathy N. Davidson and William Kelly Spring 2015 Tuesday 4:15-6:15 PM 4 or 3 credits (depending on the crosslisting department) Crosslisted: Art History, Comparative Literature, Critical Social/Personality Psychology, Earth and Environmental Sciences & Environmental Psychology Programs, English, Urban Education Enrollment by Permission of the Instructors Permission form: Please submit by November 21, 2014 http://goo.gl/forms/uc5e9TSOcP Course Description and RationaleThe course is