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New on the Open Education at CUNY forum: "Futures Initiative 2015-2016 Events" http://cuny.is/418 #cunyevents #futuresEd
The Futures Initiative is pleased to announce our 2015-2016 event series. We hope you will join us! In tandem with a collection of team-taught courses offered at the Graduate Center, the Futures Initiative will partner with HASTAC to offer workshops, webinars, and online reading groups designed ...
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New post by @tonypicciano: "The Money Behind the Albany – NYC City School Wars" http://cuny.is/411
Dear Commons Community,. The New York Times has an in-depth article analyzing the moneyed interests that are fueling the public school wars in New York. “Former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has been out of office for a year and a half, but his influence over New York schools is practically as ...
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New post by PI @mauraweb: "Our Article on CUNY Students’ Commutes and their Academic Work" http://cuny.is/412
We're delighted to share that our article about how CUNY students use (or don't use) their commutes for their academic work was just published in Urban Library Journal. In this article we share the what we learned in our study specifically about students' commutes, and suggest strategies to help ...
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MT @RachelStern: Join our faculty Quantitative Reasoning project- Work w/ peers & QR fellows to enhance curriculum https://t.co/xlOdx4XSWj
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The CUNY Academic Commons 2015 Annual Report is now available for download! http://cuny.is/410
The CUNY Academic Commons 2015 Annual Report is now available for download! We hope you'll read it in detail. Widely used "as shared space for individuals, campus committees, and academic departmen...
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New blog post by @ProfRosenbloom: "CUNY Libraries: Old Paradigms or a Digital Future?" http://cuny.is/40v
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New post on the @MurphyInstitute blog: "News Roundup 7/31/15" http://cuny.is/413
July flies by, swirls of activity and here we are: the fight for fifteen changing the landscape for low-wage workers across the country, while the deaths of Sandra Bland and Samuel Dubose make it c...
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New post b Don Sutherland: "Education Secretary Calls for “New Focus” on Outcomes" http://cuny.is/415
PRINT AS PDF. In an address at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) last Monday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for moving beyond access to a “new focus” on Higher Education outcomes. He stated that even as the issue of student debt and larger issue of access are ...
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New post on the CUNY Academic Commons Development Blog: "Commons 1.8.6" http://cuny.is/414
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New post by @tonypicciano: "The Chronicle Analyzes Possible Sale of Blackboard: Pearson?" http://cuny.is/40z
Dear Commons Community,. In light of the Reuters report yesterday that Blackboard was being put up for auction, The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article (subscription required) analyzing potential bidders. Pearson emerges as a possible buyer as well as 2u, or an equity firm.
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New post on the @cunyGClibrary blog on the benefits of using the site Versatile PhD http://cuny.is/40t
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RT @CUNYSPS: Vote now for your favorite #CUNY Photo Challenge image.The deadline is July 31. http://ow.ly/PUyG1
It's up to you, CUNY students, to choose the winner of the 2014-2015 CUNY Photo Challenge. Vote for your favorite among the nine photos that editors from the University's Office of Communications and Marketing picked as the best of each month's submissions during the 2014-2015 academic year.
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An online academic social network for CUNY faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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The CUNY Academic Commons is an online, academic social network for faculty, staff, and graduate students of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Designed to foster conversation, collaboration, and connections among the 24 individual colleges that make up the university system (Kaya, 2010), the site, founded in 2009, has quickly grown as a hub for the CUNY community, serving in the process to strengthen a growing group of digital scholars, teachers, and open-source projects at the university