How It All Works: Breaking Down the Structure and Purpose of “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education”

By Cathy Davidson|April 3, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

We are often asked to carefully break down exactly how the “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” course  is  structured.  It seems more complex than it is but since, to our knowledge, no one has done anything like this before, it is worth tracing out each of the parts for this exercise in innovative peer-learning and student-centered learning methods. President Emeritus Bill Kelly and Futures Initiative Director Cathy Davidson (moi)

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Stanford Offers Free Tuition If Your Family Earns Less than 125K. What if you earn 12.5K? Poverty and College Success Rates

By Cathy Davidson|April 3, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

[This is reblogged from hastac.org, April 2, 2015] Stanford announced a remarkable new program today, that in the future students whose parents earn less than $125,000 will be able to go to Stanford tuition free:  http://time.com/3769491/stanford-financial-aid-tuition/   It’s a great idea.   Without any financial aid,  a typical Stanford student pays over $65,000 a year in tuition alone.  What family making less than 125K a year can afford that?  This is

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