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Three Connected Courses - Join us with Google Hangouts On Air!

As part of the HASTAC FutureEd Initiative, Cathy N. Davidson, Christopher Newfield and David Palumbo-Liu are coordinating their face-to-face courses at, respectively, Duke University, UC Santa Barbara, and Stanford University. We thought some of you might be interested in the following Google Hangouts featuring the professors and students in our "team taught" classes. You are welcome to watch via Google+ Hangouts On Air and they will also be archived on YouTube, details below. 

Google Hangout featuring Professor Christopher Newfield, UC Santa Barbara

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 4:30 pm EST (-0500 GMT) 
Reading: Newfield, Christopher. Unmaking the Public University:  The Forty Year Assault on the Middle Class. Harvard University Press. 2011. Print. 


Duke FutureEd (ISIS 640) Class

Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 4:00 pm EST (-0500 GMT) 
Reading: Davidson, Cathy N. and David Theo Goldberg. The Future of Thinking:  Learning Institutions in a Digital Age. MIT Press. 2009. Available online or in print. 


Google Hangout featuring Professor Cathy Davidson, Duke University

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 4:30 pm EST (-0500 GMT) 
Reading: Davidson, Cathy N. “Introduction” and “Chapter 3. Project Classroom Makeover.” Now You See It:  How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. New York: Penguin Books. 2011. Print.

Google Hangout featuring Professor David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford  

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 4:30 pm EST (-0500 GMT) 
Reading: Palumbo-Liu, David. “Preface,” “Introduction,” and “Chapter 3. Art: A Foreign Exchange.” The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age. Duke University Press. 2012. Print. 

Google Hangout:  Part II featuring Professor David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford; and Doris Sommer, Harvard; Howard Rheingold, Stanford

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 4:30 pm EST (-0500 GMT)   
Sommer, Doris. “Pre-Texts Project.” Online. 
Rheingold, Howard. Net Smart. MIT Press. 2012. Available online or in print. 

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