#Alt-Academy has just published a second cluster of essays focusing on innovative dissertation projects in its new section on graduate education. One of the essays is a collaboratively written piece by Cathy Davidson, Jade Davis, Gregory Donovan, Amanda Licastro, and Nick Sousanis, all of whom participated in last fall’s #remixthediss event. Don’t miss it!
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The GC Digital Initiatives, CUNY DHI, and the GC Digital Fellows invite you to join us for a panel and discussion on Evaluating, Valuing, and Promoting Digital Scholarship. Details here: http://cunydhi.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2015/04/14/evaluating-valuing-and-promoting-digital-scholarship/ April 21, 2015 at The Graduate Center in Room 9204 from 6:30-8:30 pm Digital resources and methods are deeply embedded in academic research. However, processes […]
Don’t miss the latest issue of #Alt-Academy: “Beyond the Dissertation as Proto-Monograph: Examples and Reflections.” Co-edited by Melissa Dalgleish and Daniel Powell, the cluster of essays is the first in a new project devoted to graduate education reform. In a world where scholarly publication is changing rapidly, how should we approach the work of the […]
Hello everyone, While we’re focusing on life circumstances that affect the students we teach, it’s also important not to neglect our own wellbeing. The Wellness Center offers terrific resources to GC students, including student health and counseling services. On April 15 from 10:45am–12:15pm, the Wellness Center will hold a workshop on Imposter Syndrome, including strategies to combat it. […]
Members of the Futures Initiative team with George Otte, Director of Academic Technology, following Cathy Davidson’s keynote address at the 2014 CUNY IT Conference.
Join us March 10 for Student-Centered Pedagogy: a workshop for innovative classroom practices focusing on collaboration, crowdsourcing, and experiential learning. What does peer learning look like across disciplines? What are the risks and rewards of a student-centered classroom? Join the Futures Initiative seminar, “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education” and members of the student-centered pedagogy […]
I’ve just posted a reflection to HASTAC that may be of some interest to readers of this site. Here’s a snippet: Faculty working conditions are student learning conditions. This is perhaps the most important refrain of the adjunct activism movement, and the one that is most likely to lead to change. If the primary goal […]
Week 4 — Group 1: Assessment Co-authors for this post: Janey Flanagan (BMCC) Urban Ed, eLearning Maria Greene (BMCC) Urban Ed, Chemistry Irene Morrison-Moncure (Hunter) Classics In week four, we continued the discussion of assessment that Janey Flanagan, Maria Greene, and Irene Morrison-Moncure began last week. Students reported back after trying different formative assessment exercises with […]
CUNY Sociodemographics Map of New York City: Part I – Race and Ethnicity CUNY schools serve a student population as diverse as NYC itself—and sometimes more so. New analysis by Michael Dorsch, Futures Initiative Fellow and Doctoral Student, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The Graduate Center, City University of New York http://futures.gc.cuny.edu/blog/2015/02/10/cuny-sociodemographics-map-of-new-york-city-part-i-race-and-ethnicity/ The Futures Initiative, a […]
On Thursday, February 12, from 12:30-2pm, FI Deputy Director Katina Rogers will be participating in a panel on digital scholarly publishing at the College Art Association’s annual conference. Her remarks will focus on “Risk and Reward in Digital Scholarly Work.” Katina plans discuss issues of audience, public engagement, the affordances of new platforms, the role […]