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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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    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

    • 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
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      4 out of 5 stars 103
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      4 out of 5 stars 79

    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