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Three Reasons Why Higher Education Should (and Can) Change

This week a journalist asked me to list three principles that underlie and motivate my interest in institutional transformation for higher education.  It’s always an interesting exercise when someone asks for a finite number–it’s never representative or complete but pushes one to a certain prioritizing and synthesizing, however provisional.  This week, here are my three.   […]

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Visualizing the Growth of HASTAC and HASTAC Scholars

HASTAC has increased from a few hundred members in 2002 to a thriving online community that now includes more than 13,000 humanists, artists, social scientists, scientists, and technologists working together to transform the future of learning. The HASTAC Scholars fellowship program has also expanded with 55 students in the program in 2008-2009 to 242 students […]

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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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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: What is a digital “book”? What does it mean to publish and read online in a […]

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Trust Challenge Webinar Series for October

As part of The Trust Challenge, Futures Initiative Director and HASTAC Co-Founder, Cathy Davidson, will be joining Connie Yowell of the MacArthur Foundation in a webinar to discuss connected learning and how to integrate human and digital systems. Trust Challenge webinar schedule for October You’re invited: We’re hosting 3 Trust Challenge webinars in October. Tweet […]

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Voto Latino Innovators Challenge: Applications Accepted Through October 15

About Apply Inspiration FAQ Latinos like technology. Let’s put it to work. Latinos use digital media more than any other ethnic group. But few Latinos are translating their tech savvy into tech work. In fact, only 7% of technology workers are Hispanic. That’s partly because Latinos don’t associate their awesome online skills with the possibility […]

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Trust Challenge: Now Accepting Higher Ed Applications

TRUST CHALLENGE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS  Awards: $10,000 to $150,000 for year-long development grants; $1.2 million will be awarded in total. Timeline: Final applications are due Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5pm PST/ 8pm EST. About:  Trust, privacy, and safety are critical to learning in an open online world. How can learners exercise control over who sees and […]

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