Revolutionizing Higher Education
Where: Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave.
212-817-7000 Price: Free
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Don’t miss the chance to hear Marc Lesser interview Cathy Davidson about her new book, The New Education, and hear her thoughts on the future of the University, why the most successful students are content creators, not memorizers; and how humanities and social sciences majors are a benefit to the field of technology. The event will be recorded live for the podcast, “No Such Thing,” and is sponsored by the Youth Studies Program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies.
Cathy Davidson, an educational innovator and a distinguished scholar of the history of technology, is an avid proponent of active ways of learning that help students to understand and navigate the radically changed world in which we now all live, work, and learn. She is Distinguished Professor of English and Founding Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the R. F. DeVarney Professor Emerita of Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University where she served as Duke’s (and the nation’s) first Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies.
A specialist in the fields of digital learning and youth development with broad experience designing programming and learning environments in local and national contexts, Marc Lesser is currently the Youth Studies Fellow at CUNY SPS. He directs the national efforts to design and develop web-based and live offerings for Mouse.Buy tickets/get more info now