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Introduction to GIS Workshops Fall 2015

Every semester I offer a day-long crash course that covers the basics of geographic information systems. You’ll learn the fundamental concepts of layering, joining data to map layers, coordinate systems, and geoprocessing, and you’ll work through examples of doing neighborhood-level site selection and creating thematic maps (like the one in the image below). I use […]

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March 10: Open Session on Student-Centered Pedagogy (Livestreamed!)

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 […]

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Spring 2015 Events

Events from our partners: CLAGS GC Digital Initiatives GC Office of Career Planning and Professional Development Graduate Center Library JustPublics@365 NYC Digital Humanities Futures Initiative and Mapping the Futures of Higher Education Events: March 10: Mapping the Futures of Higher Education, Open Class Session, “Student-Directed Learning,” Presented by graduate students in “Mapping the Futures of Higher […]

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CANCELED: Queering the Map with Jen Jack Gieseking

The Futures Initiative and the Graduate Center Library regret that this event has been canceled. We hope to reschedule very soon and will post details here when they are confirmed. Queering the Map: Theoretical Reflections on Spatial Methods for Action Research In The Practice of Everyday Life, de Certeau writes that “What the map cuts […]

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Cathy N. Davidson, “The Invention of Failure” Tuesday, January 20 at Duke

  The Invention of Failure Tuesday, January 20, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm   Open to the public. Light dinner provided. PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, 1st Floor, C106, 114 S. Buchanan Boulevard, Durham Professor Cathy N. Davidson Visiting Distinguished Professor, Duke University Distinguished […]

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Reflections on Futures Initiative Open Session: Rethinking Evaluation and Assessment in Online and Blended Learning Environments

On December 8th, Dr. Anthony Picciano, Professor and Executive Officer of the PhD program in Urban Education, joined us for a Futures Initiative Open Session. This was a very topical kick-off to our Open Sessions as we are gearing up for our inaugural course, Mapping the Futures of Higher Education, being co-taught by Dr. Cathy […]

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