Howard Rheingold Offering Online Course on Cooperation and Co-Learning

By Cathy Davidson|April 16, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|1 comments

Hi everyone, For anyone who wants more theory about co-learning, Howard Rheingold (father of Mamie, who visited our class) has retired from UC Berkeley and Stanford but is still running some low cost (I believe) courses online, on his own.  If you haven’t had your fill of co-learning theory, he’s leading conversations about all the convergences in many fields and how these can apply to both formal co-learning situations (i.e.

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English 110 has a question! Changing GDoc comment colors.

By Hilarie Ashton|April 16, 2015|Of interest|0 comments

We are becoming Google Docs experts, and are wondering how to change the (automatic) highlight color that comes up over text when a comment is inserted. From some Googling, it seems like this is possible, but we haven’t found decent instructions. Can anyone help? In the meantime, Luvenia came up with a great workaround: change the (optional) highlight color that you can apply to the text. You’ll still be able

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Is Educational Freedom and Choice Always Free? Reflections on Our Conversation with Dean John Mogulescu

By Cathy Davidson|April 16, 2015|Class Recap, Reflection|0 comments

(Another version was posted to our Futures Initiative group on This week our “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” course had the honor of hosting Dean John Mogulescu, Founding Dean of the CUNY School of Professional Studies for an interview with President Emeritus (and “Mapping” co-teacher), Bill Kelly.  They are old friends–and two of my CUNY colleagues whom I most admire.  John is one of the most innovative, energetic

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Evaluating Digital Scholarship, 4/21, 6:30pm

By Katina|April 16, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|0 comments

The GC Digital Initiatives, CUNY DHI, and the GC Digital Fellows invite you to join us for a panel and discussion on Evaluating, Valuing, and Promoting Digital Scholarship. Details here: April 21, 2015 at The Graduate Center in Room 9204 from 6:30-8:30 pm Digital resources and methods are deeply embedded in academic research. However, processes for evaluation, peer review, and assessment projects that include digital scholarship have not kept pace

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