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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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    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
    • More liberal than educational

    • By Francisco on 06-30-18

    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 82
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun book, insightful and informative

    • By Bookworm on 11-18-13

    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 101
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    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: $20.99