Cathy N. Davidson describes what she wishes she had known when she started teaching active learning courses: “For well over a decade, I’ve been exploring the science of learning, cognitive neuroscience, research on… Read more »
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“…Cathy Davidson, distinguished professor of cultural history and technology at the City University of New York, would like to challenge them [disciplines] far more radically. She has pursued much of her career in English… Read more »
“Cathy Davidson, a professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, recently shared some tips from her “active-learning kit.” One tool for encouraging participation is something she describes as… Read more »
“Our students need to be content creators, not memorisers. Outside school they have mastered this, and it’s more predictive of future success than test scores.” Read the full article here.
“The conventional wisdom about 21st century skills holds that students need to master the STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — and learn to code as well because that’s where the jobs… Read more »
Cathy N. Davidson’s new book The New Education is mentioned in Julie Johnson’s “Three Takeaways: Complete College America Annual Convening.” Johnson writes: “Complete College America announced that over the next year, the new CCA Fellows,… Read more »
Effective management strategies for ensuring that everyone in a group contributes effectively, in faculty meetings, community organizing, and classrooms. Read more here.
Enough With the Laptop Ban Debate! “Amid the latest online brouhaha over use of devices in the classroom, educators say it’s time to focus on helping students however they need it — laptop or no… Read more »
“Cathy Davidson, the author of a new book, The New Education, visited Georgetown today. In a conversation about the book, she reviewed the historical roots of many of the practices of the modern university,… Read more »
Cathy N. Davidson delivers “The Possible Worlds of Digital Humanities” at HASTAC 2017. Watch the full video here: