Posts Categorized: Faculty Spotlight

Online-Only CCT Course Launches Fall 2014

Professor Martin Irvine’s online-only CCT course, “Key Concepts in Technology and How to Use Them,” is slated for a fall 2014 launch. CNDLS is providing instructional design and other project development support. Funded by the second round of the Provost’s ITEL grants, Professor Irvine’s course is the first online-only, for-credit course in the CCT program…. Read more »

Adam Rothman’s History Students Map the Underground Railroad

In this post, CNDLS Graduate Associate Caitlin O’Leary reports on a mapping project conceptualized by Professor Adam Rothman (History) that deepened engagement in his history class. Last spring, Professor Adam Rothman, an Associate Professor in Georgetown’s History Department, decided to teach History 286: Slavery in North America a little bit differently than usual. Professor Rothman… Read more »

Doyle Course Explores History of Witches

Astrid Weigert (German) and her students don’t just think about witches on Halloween — they spend a semester examining the portrayal of witches in literature and film as well as the history of witches. As a Doyle Faculty Fellow, Astrid has redesigned the humanities and writing course to incorporate issues of inclusion and difference.