PoliTALK Student Dinner with Jeffrey Young
Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (EDT)
Student dinner with
Fellow, Nieman Foundation for Journalism and
Berkman Center for Internet & Society,
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Morrison Commons, Rockefeller Center
The PoliTALK student discussion group is hosting this dinner with Jeff Young.
Jeff Young will be giving the Nossiter lecture, "Pop-Up Learning: How Technology Is Changing and Challenging College” at 4:30 pm in Rocky 003. The student dinner will follow the public talk.
Jeffrey R. Young is an editor and writer focused on technology issues and the future of education. He is currently a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. This summer he will return to The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he is a senior editor covering technology. He is also an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Maryland at College Park, teaching a course on multimedia storytelling. Young is the author of the e-book Beyond the MOOC Hype: A Guide to Higher Education’s High-Tech Disruption. He has also written for national publications including The New York Times, New Scientist, Slate, and The Wall Street Journal. Young is a frequent speaker on issues of education and technology, having given talks at the World Knowledge Forum, SXSW, and education and campus events. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University in 1995 and a master’s in communication, culture, and technology from Georgetown University in 2001.
When & Where
Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College
The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College is a catalyst for teaching, research, and deliberation about public policy. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary perspective on policy-related topics, the center fosters a commitment to the ideals of public service and informed public debate exemplified by the man for which the Center is named, Nelson A. Rockefeller.
The Center inspires and energizes students to become effective leaders in their communities & to cherish and participate in democracy.
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