Posts Categorized: CNDLS

TLT Event: Real-time Polling and Data Analysis with Clickers

On November 12th we held our final TLT event for the semester, “Real-time Polling and Data Analysis with Clickers.” Speaking at the event were Patrick Farace, a Senior Technology Specialist for i>clicker; as well as Matt Carnes, Assistant Professor of Government at Georgetown. Together, the two speakers covered a range of technological and pedagogical aspects of using clickers.

Can We Have it on Video?

In this post, CNDLS Graduate Associate Elad Meshulam, who worked as producer and editor of an Israeli news program before entering Georgetown’s Communication, Culture, and Technology program, shares some of his thoughts on video and education.

Annotation, Social Reading, and Digital Technologies

In a recent essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Charlie Wesley describes the value of annotating texts and explains that many of his students don’t seem comfortable with the practice. Our MyDante Project allows students not only to annotate Dante’s text digitally, but also to read — and respond to — annotations made by their peers.

From the Archives: Resources on Incorporating Blogs & Twitter into Assignments

Deciding to incorporate blogs or Twitter into your course raises a number of questions that may seem daunting. How will you structure the assignment? How will you connect student work on Twitter or blogs to in-class discussions? As the professor, to what extent will you contribute to the blog or Twitter stream? How will you evaluate student work in these spaces – or will you grade it at all?

Engaging Diversity Through Art and Performance: The Doyle Film and Culture Series

In Spring 2012, the Doyle Engaging Difference Program presented a series of four critically acclaimed, diversity-focused films as part of the Doyle Film and Culture Series. The movies, which included both narrative and documentary films, tackled a wide range of issues related to intercultural engagement and the diversity of the human experience.

Student Learning Summit Recap

CNDLS Graduate Associate Leslie Cochrane shares a summary of the recent event “A Student Learning Summit: Toward an Integrated Georgetown Undergraduate Experience.”