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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 30th, 2015
Today, as I was waiting to cross a very busy intersection, a man jaywalked through. He was probably indigent, maybe homeless, mentally disabled,...
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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 14th, 2015
We're all abuzz here with conversation, analysis, dismay, and all the rest about a recent article in the Atlantic that paints a grim picture of the...
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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 14th, 2015
Dear Editor in Chief Bennet:This is a request for the withdrawal and review for corrections of “When High Achievers Have No Place to Go”, which was...
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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 14th, 2015
The Invention of Failure . . .  (and Tools for Success)Tuesday, January 20, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  Open to the public. Light dinner provided....
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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 11th, 2015
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What if we eliminated "flunk out courses" that were defined as "rigorous and demanding" and, instead, set our goal as ensuring the success of every...
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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 8th, 2015
This is an excerpt from Now You See It:  How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn (Viking, 2011)....
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By Cathy Davidson on Jan 7th, 2015
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In September 2013, I was invited to conduct a workshop on “Transforming Higher Education for the Digital Age” at a Carnegie Institute symposium on...
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By Cathy Davidson on Dec 27th, 2014
Bonni Stachoiwiak did a great job interviewing me and editing this podcast on "Teaching in Higher Ed," "How To See What We're Missing in Higher Ed":...
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By Cathy Davidson on Dec 24th, 2014
The wonderful New York Times writer Virginia Heffernan has written a very moving tribute to the beautiful Adrianne Wadewitz (1977-2014), celebrating...
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By Cathy Davidson on Dec 24th, 2014
The wonderful New York Times writer Virginia Heffernan has written a very moving tribute to the beautiful Adrianne Wadewitz (1977-2014), celebrating...
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Co-founder, HASTAC; Co-PI, HASTAC, Digital Media and Learning Competition. Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English and John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. Author, "Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools and Business for the 21st Century" (Viking). Twitter handle @CathyNDavidson.
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