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Core Curriculum to Create Engaged Entrepreneurs

This is my favorite piece so far, in Fast Company @CoExist Blog, in my series "Changing Higher Education to Change the World."

"A Core Curriculum To Create Engaged Entrepreneurs" in Fast Company on the @CoExist Blog, the latest contribution to my series, "Changing Higher Education to Change the World." 

It’s time to transform the focus, mission, and rhetoric of liberal arts and combine its focus on cross-disciplinary critical thinking with real world experience. Here’s one proposal.   http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680124/a-core-curriculum-to-create-engaged-e...

 

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Cathy N. Davidson is co-founder of HASTAC, a 9000+ network committed to new modes of collaboration, research, learning, and institutional change.  Along with a steering committee of scholars across many fields, Davidson has been directing HASTAC's operations since 2006, when www.hastac.org moved to Duke University, where she also co-directs the Ph.D. Lab in Digital Knowledge.   She is author of The Future of Thinking:  Learning Institutions for a Digital Age (with HASTAC co-founder David Theo Goldberg), and  Now You See It:  How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn (Viking Press). She is co-PI on the HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competitions.   NOTE:  The views expressed in Cat in the Stack blogs and in NOW YOU SEE IT are solely those of the author and not of HASTAC, nor of any institution or organization. Davidson also writes on her own author blog,  www.nowyouseeit.net .  

The paperback of Now You See It was published July 31, 2012 :  http://tinyurl.com/bqquoaz

 

 

 

 

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