Community Contract Inspiration from Debian

By Lisa Tagliaferri|November 3, 2014|Mapping, Reflection|0 comments

One component of the upcoming Futures Initiative course, Mapping the Futures of Higher Education, will be for the class to develop a social contract within the course community, a way to democratize the classroom, and to instill trust from the onset. As we look for models for inspiration, there is one very topical one from the developer community that has been around since the 1990s. Debian, a free computer operating

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“Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” Profs Cathy Davidson and William Kelly S 2015

By Cathy Davidson|September 28, 2014|Mapping|0 comments

Mapping the Futures of Higher Education This is the first course offered by the new Futures Initiative, team-taught by Director Cathy N. Davidson and former Graduate Center President William Kelly. The course is designed for second, third, or fourth year graduate students who are teaching during S 2015 at one of CUNY’s colleges or community colleges. Professors Cathy N. Davidson and William Kelly IDS 70200 Spring 2015, Tuesday 4:15-6:15 PM

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