Five Ways to Be Part of “Mapping the Futures of Higher Ed” #FuturesEd

By Cathy Davidson|December 22, 2014|FI Events, Mapping|0 comments

“Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” is a series of courses at the Graduate Center and throughout the CUNY system.  It is also a collaborative, peer-driven movement to rethink the best ways of learning for higher education–and YOU are invited to participate.  Here’s how: Sign up for the Futures Initiative Group on hastac.org and you will receive updates and public notices and opportunities to share your ideas and syllabi and

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Reflections on Futures Initiative Open Session: Rethinking Evaluation and Assessment in Online and Blended Learning Environments

By Michael Dorsch|December 19, 2014|FI Events, Reflection|0 comments

On December 8th, Dr. Anthony Picciano, Professor and Executive Officer of the PhD program in Urban Education, joined us for a Futures Initiative Open Session. This was a very topical kick-off to our Open Sessions as we are gearing up for our inaugural course, Mapping the Futures of Higher Education, being co-taught by Dr. Cathy Davidson and Dr. William Kelly in the Spring 2015 semester. Dr. Picciano, who attended Hunter

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Rethinking Evaluation: A Futures Initiative Open Session

By Lisa Tagliaferri|November 18, 2014|FI Events|0 comments

  Rethinking Evaluation and Assessment in Online and Blended Learning Environments A Futures Initiative Open Session Monday, December 8, 2014, 1-2 p.m. Library C196.05, CUNY Graduate Center During this open session, we will explore methods for evaluating courses and programs that use and integrate online technology for teaching and learning. Dr. Anthony Picciano, Professor and Executive Officer of the PhD program in Urban Education, will discuss the challenges and opportunities

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