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What Is Learning? 12 Principles of Peer-Led, Connected, Interactive Education

By Cathy Davidson Cross-posted to the Futures Initiative HASTAC Group. Here are a baker’s dozen of the main principles of connected learning. As you will see, they form an “ecosystem,” where each component influences and changes the others. These apply in any field (although differently in each field). These principles draw from constructivist, engaged “public […]

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Recap of F.I. Open Session “How ProQuest Fits in with the Changing Dissertation Landscape”

On December 1, 2014 the Futures Initiative along with JustPublics@365 and the Mina Rees Library at The Graduate Center, CUNY, hosted a discussion with Austin McLean, Director of Scholarly Communication and Dissertations Publishing at ProQuest®. Polly Thistlethwaite, Chief Librarian at the Mina Rees Library, opened the discussion with a look back at how the Graduate […]

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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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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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#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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SCHEDULE Oct 10 DIGITAL DISSERTATION EVENT + LIVESTREAM #remixthediss

What Is a Dissertation? New Models, New Methods, New Media #remixthediss — When? October 10, 4.00-5.30pm EST, see more detailed schedule below. Where? English Department Lounge (Room 4406), The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, NY NY 10016 Live streamed? The event will be livestreamed here. Live tweeted? It will be  live tweeted (#remixthediss) by […]

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Welcome to all our New Virtual Partners

We want to extend a welcome to all of our virtual partners for the upcoming event “What Is a Dissertation? New Models, Methods, Media”: Hybrid Pedagogy; Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies Center; Studio for New Media at Iowa State University; The Image Lab at University of Wisconsin; Simpson Center at the University of Washington; Sherman Center for […]

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