Recap and Photo Essay: Towards a Pedagogy of Equality

By Lisa Tagliaferri|August 31, 2015|Event Recap, Reflection|0 comments

On Friday, August 28, the Futures Initiative kicked off its first workshop event in the University Worth Fighting For series that will run in the 2015-2016 academic year. All photos from the event are available here. Featuring the voices of members of the Futures Initiative team, an invited guest speaker, and audience participants, this workshop was an interactive session of tool-sharing to ensure equality in the university classroom. With over

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Six Reasons Why the Three-Year Degree is a Terrible Idea

By Cathy Davidson|January 7, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

In September 2013, I was invited to conduct a workshop on “Transforming Higher Education for the Digital Age” at a Carnegie Institute symposium on The Future of Higher Education.  After the session that was full of innovative ideas, a dean from one of the larger University of California campuses stopped me and rather triumphantly announced, “We’re on the verge of implementing the most radical idea of all.  Our university is

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