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Rethinking Evaluation: A Futures Initiative Open Session

  Rethinking Evaluation and Assessment in Online and Blended Learning Environments A Futures Initiative Open Session Monday, December 8, 2014, 1-2 p.m. Library C196.05, CUNY Graduate Center During this open session, we will explore methods for evaluating courses and programs that use and integrate online technology for teaching and learning. Dr. Anthony Picciano, Professor and […]

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Digital Platforms for Multimedia Scholarship

#remixscholar #remixthediss Our Digital Platforms for Multimedia Scholarship will be both an in-person event at the Graduate Center (CUNY) in Room 9206, and an online livestreamed event. The livestream will start here a few minutes before the event: http://bit.ly/FuturesED-live. What is a digital “book”? What does it mean to publish and read online in a […]

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Futures Initiative Director Cathy Davidson will be Keynote Speaker at 13th Annual CUNY IT Conference

The 13th Annual CUNY IT Conference will be taking place on December 4th and 5th at John Jay College this year. Cathy Davidson, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Futures Initiative, will be giving the Opening Keynote at 3:30pm on December 4th. See the full program here.   CUNY IT Conference 2014 Overview Change is […]

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ProQuest Discussion: December 1st, 1pm EST (livestreamed)

The Evolving Dissertation Landscape: A Conversation with Proquest A Futures Initiative Open Session Monday, December 1, 1pm EST Graduate Center Library, room C 196.05 Livestream: http://bit.ly/FuturesED-live (coverage begins a few minutes before the event) We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a discussion with Austin McLean, ProQuest‘s Director of Scholarly Communication and […]

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A Digital Storytelling Odyssey: Mapping the Universe and Other Small Things with Curtis Wong

CUNY’s Futures Initiative hit the ground running on October 3rd with its first official event—an awe-inspiring digital storytelling odyssey that took the audience from the early days of interactive software and CD-ROMs to multi-dimensional spatiotemporal explorations of deep space. Curtis Wong, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, shared with us an insider look at many of […]

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#remixthediss: Resources and Reflections

  Many thanks to everyone who joined us for “What Is a Dissertation? New Models, Methods, Media.” We were blown away by the energy and thoughtful discussion, both in the room at the CUNY Graduate Center and virtually all over the world. The livestream was viewed over 300 times, with most viewers staying all the […]

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Collaborative Pedagogies

Date/Time Date(s) – 11/03/2014 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Location Graduate Center, Room 9204 In her Office of Career Planning workshop “Collaborative Pedagogies,” Cathy N. Davidson will address the ways that traditional forms of learning, teaching, and research are increasingly being revised and re-envisioned. This workshop will include some brief remarks, followed by exercises in […]

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