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By Cathy Davidson on Mar 25th, 2015
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Yesterday, in "Mapping the Futures of Higher Education," a student-led graduate course for Graduate Center students currently teaching in the CUNY...
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By Cathy Davidson on Mar 23rd, 2015
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What’s in that water in Finland?  First they abolish standardized, summative, high stakes testing —and come out in the top 5 in all numeracy and...
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By Cathy Davidson on Mar 3rd, 2015
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It’s a fascinating experience and deep for an author to go back and re-read what she wrote five years ago.   I never do this. I had no...
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By Cathy Davidson on Feb 24th, 2015
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My critique of higher education rests partly on our hypocrisy. We are great at "critical thinking" and analyzing the inequalities in "society" yet...
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By Cathy Davidson on Feb 23rd, 2015
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In his classic study Bowling Alone (2000), Robert Putnam argues that we have lost our connection to friends, family, neighbors, and our democratic...
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By Cathy Davidson on Feb 12th, 2015
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This week a journalist asked me to list three principles that underlie and motivate my interest in institutional transformation for higher education...
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By Cathy Davidson on Feb 2nd, 2015
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Whenever the great science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany teaches or is in a situation talking formally with others, he asks questions and has one...
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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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Co-founder, HASTAC; Co-PI, HASTAC, Digital Media and Learning Competition Distinguished Professor and Director of the Futures Initiative, the Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY) Distinguished Visiting Professor at Duke University Twitter handle @CathyNDavidson
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