How We Judge Learning (and How It Judges Us)

By Cathy Davidson|March 13, 2015|Reflection|5 comments

Today, I had an incredible, exhausting, inspiring hour today with Matt, the relentless and caring personal trainer at our gym.  Before we dove into the tough stuff, he tested me with astonishing precision, creativity, and care to see range of motion, strength, flexibility, all that.   Because I was in a bad accident several years ago, he was especially careful to test there, to gauge and have a baseline to build

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NYCDH Second Graduate Student Project Award

By Lisa|March 13, 2015|Of interest|0 comments

NYCDH is pleased to announce our second annual cross-institutional NYCDH digital humanities graduate student project award. We invite all graduate students in the city of New York to apply by August 1, 2015. First prize winner(s) will receive a cash prize of $1000. Two runner up positions will receive $500 each. All three winning proposals will have the opportunity to receive support from one or more of the many centers affiliated

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Photo: CUNY IT Conference

By Katina|March 13, 2015|Announcements|0 comments

Members of the Futures Initiative team with George Otte, Director of Academic Technology, following Cathy Davidson’s keynote address at the 2014 CUNY IT Conference.  

Reporter Backing Up a False Report

By Alex Zhu|March 13, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

Last week in class we read an article about Brian Williams and his past lie’s about being hit by an RPG. When the reader first reads it we definitely feel that he isn’t meant to be a reporter if he’s going to tell a lie like that. But looking back at it we start to think that his intentions probably wasn’t to give the reader a lie. But now i

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Student-Centered Pedagogy Class Recap

By Danica Savonick|March 13, 2015|Class Recap, Reflection|9 comments

Mapping the Futures of Higher Education Session Plan – March 10 – Student-Centered Pedagogy 415-615 pm Room 9206; Livestreamed at   Group 2: Student-Centered Pedagogy Michelle Gabay (Kingsborough) Developmental English Danica Savonick (Queens) English Hallie Scott (Brooklyn), Art History    A workshop for innovative classroom practices focusing on collaboration, crowdsourcing, and experiential learning. What does peer learning look like across disciplines? What are the risks and rewards of a

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