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College was designed to prepare students for a 20th-century workplace and it’s not catching up fast enough to the realities of the modern world. How can we overhaul the entire system?

Cathy’s 8 Learning Principles for a Connected Age

  1. Embrace Connection, Not Technology
  2. Rethink liberal arts as a start-up curriculum for resilient global citizen
  3. Breach the silos
  4. Champion 21st century literacy: numeracy, reading, writing, WEBMAKING
  5. Make sure that what you value is what you count
  6. Don’t just flip the classroom…make it do cartwheels!
  7. Find creative ways to model un-learning.
  8. Take Institutional Change Personally

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Cathy Davidson (Guest Speaker): Cathy Davidson teaches at Duke University, where she co-directs the Ph.D. Lab in Digital Knowledge and holds two distinguished chairs: Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English and the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. She is a co-founder of the global learning network HASTAC, which administers the annual $2 million HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competitions, and was recently appointed by President Obama to the National Council on the Humanities. Cathy is a frequent speaker and consultant on institutional change at universities, corporations, and non-profits around the world. In July 2012, she was named the first educator on the six-person Board of Directors of the Mozilla Foundation.
  • Mimi Ito (Moderator)
  • David Theo Goldberg
  • Kyle Peck
  • Luka Carfagna

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