American Literature, American Learning Recap 4/13

By Danica Savonick|April 28, 2016|Reflection|0 comments

American Literature, American Learning Wednesday, April 13 Homework Readings Giroux, Henry. “Introduction.” Theory and Resistance in Education. 1983. Godrej, Farah. “Neoliberalism, Militarization, and the Price of Dissent: Policing Protest at the University of California.” The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent. Ed. PIYA CHATTERJEE AND SUNAINA MAIRA. Minneapolis and London: University of Minneapolis Press, 2014. Shahjahan, Riyad A. “From ‘no’ to ‘yes’: postcolonial perspectives on resistance to neoliberalhigher education,”

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May 2 – Global Perspectives on Language and Education Policy Research Poster and Outreach Session

By Michael Dorsch|April 26, 2016|FI Events|0 comments

Monday, May 2 | 4:30-5:30 PM Details WHERE: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue Room: 9204 WHEN: Monday, May 2, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM EDT CONTACT INFO: futuresinitiative [at]; (212) 817-7201 Description Students from Global Perspectives on Language and Education, a Futures Initiative course led be Ofelia Garcia and Carmina Makar in Fall 2015, will share their research on language practices throughout diverse CUNY campuses. Through the use of posters,

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Mind Mapping: A Futures Initiative Session

By Lisa|April 23, 2016|Mapping, Reflection|0 comments

During our last Futures Initiative co-working hours, the team spent half an hour doing some mind mapping to visualize our program and what it is connected to. This session was led by Futures Initiative Fellow Kalle Westerling. We are currently completing our second year as a program, and as we look towards the third year, we wanted to think about the spaces where we have impact and what areas may

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Recap: Teaching as Social Justice

By Lisa|April 17, 2016|Event Recap|1 comments

On Thursday, April 14th, the Futures Initiative hosted “Teaching as Social Justice: Equity, Diversity, Race” at the Graduate Center, CUNY. This was the capstone event of our “The University Worth Fighting For” series of events of the 2015-2016 academic year. Learn more about the series here. During this workshop, we discussed how teaching can address the unequal distribution of resources, wealth, privilege, and opportunity along axes of race, gender, sexual

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Deadline Extended: Special Issue of JITP, Challenging the Boundaries of the ePortfolio

By Danica Savonick|April 13, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

The deadline for the upcoming special issues of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy has been extended to June 15. See the CFP below from their website. Call for Papers The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Special Issue: Challenging the Boundaries of the ePortfolio: Digital Spaces and Digital Pedagogy Issue Editors: Anne Donlon, Emory University Amanda Licastro, Stevenson University Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College   This issue of JITP

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