Thank you, CUNY colleagues, for a wonderful year!

By Katina|May 31, 2016|Reflection|0 comments

As the 2015-2016 academic year comes to a close, the Futures Initiative team is reflecting on what an incredible year this has been, thanks to our colleagues at the Graduate Center and across CUNY. We feel lucky to have had the chance to work closely with so many students, faculty members, librarians, and staff members across the CUNY colleges. Everyone worked unbelievably hard this year on a wide range of

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Hunter ACERT hosts Futures Initiative Discussion

By Katina|November 2, 2015|Events of Interest|0 comments

Many thanks to ACERT, Hunter College’s faculty development center, for hosting a discussion of the Futures Initiative with Mapping the Futures students and FI Teaching Fellows Ryan Donovan and Irene Morrison-Moncure and me. The October 15 lunchtime session focused on the mission and goals of the Futures Initiative, the role and impact of student-centered pedagogy in the Mapping the Futures collaboration, and ways that Hunter faculty can get involved. Watch

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Evaluation of Mapping the Futures of Higher Education

By Katina|October 5, 2015|Announcements, Class Recap, student-centered pedagogy|0 comments

The Futures Initiative is happy to share an evaluation report (PDF) of our inaugural course, Mapping the Futures of Higher Education. The analysis was conducted by two Urban Education doctoral students, Deborah Greenblatt and Janey Flanagan. We were delighted to learn that both undergraduate and graduate students considered the course and teaching methods to be highly effective. The report also contains many lessons for us as we plan for the

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