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    • The New Education

    • How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux
    • By: Cathy N. Davidson
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Cook
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925, when the nation's new universities created grades and departments, majors and minors, in an attempt to prepare young people for a world transformed by the telegraph and the Model T. As Cathy Davidson argues in The New Education, this approach to education is wholly unsuited to the era of the gig economy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • a liberal with no new answers

    • By Peter K. on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 36 Views of Mount Fuji

    • On Finding Myself in Japan
    • By: Cathy Davidson
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Bailey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    In 1980 Cathy N. Davidson traveled to Japan to teach English at a leading all-women’s university. It was the first of many journeys and the beginning of a deep and abiding fascination. In this extraordinary book, Davidson depicts a series of intimate moments and small epiphanies that together make up a panoramic view of Japan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved everything about this book!

    • By Kandice on 05-10-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Now You See It

    • How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
    • By: Cathy N. Davidson
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
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      4 out of 5 stars 85
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      4 out of 5 stars 80

    When Duke University gave free iPods to the freshman class in 2003, critics said they were wasting their money. Yet when the students in practically every discipline invented academic uses for the music players, suddenly the idea could be seen in a new light - as an innovative way to turn learning on its head. Using cutting-edge research on the brain, Cathy N. Davidson show how attention blindness has produced one of our society's greatest challenges.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 3 Reasons to Read

    • By Joshua Kim on 05-06-12

    Regular price: $29.99