APPLY NOW: Spring 2015 – “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education”

By Danica Savonick|October 27, 2014|Announcements, Mapping|0 comments

  “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,

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A Digital Storytelling Odyssey: Mapping the Universe and Other Small Things with Curtis Wong

By Michael Dorsch|October 27, 2014|FI Events, Reflection|0 comments

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

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#remixthediss: Resources and Reflections

By Katina|October 23, 2014|FI Events, Reflection|0 comments

  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

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Collaborative Pedagogies

By Lisa Tagliaferri|October 23, 2014|Announcements, Events of Interest, Of interest|0 comments

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

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Listen to Cathy Davidson talk about the Futures Initiative on This Week @ Inside Higher Ed

By Lisa Tagliaferri|October 17, 2014|Announcements, Of interest|0 comments

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.

Futures Initiative article featured in Inside Higher Ed

By Lisa Tagliaferri|October 14, 2014|Announcements, Of interest|0 comments

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

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APPLY NOW: “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” with Professors Cathy Davidson and Bill Kelly

By Danica Savonick|October 7, 2014|Mapping|0 comments

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

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