Posts By: Anna Kruse

Genomics MOOC Launches June 4th

  Since Fall 2013, Georgetown University has partnered with edX to lead the way in the next generation of educational platforms; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). On June 4, 2014, the Georgetown University School of Medicine will launch its first MOOC – Genomic Medicine Gets Personal. Led by Dr. Bassem R. Haddad, Associate Professor at… Read more »

Announcing Issue 4 of The Prospect

We are pleased to announce the fourth issue of The Prospect, CNDLS’ magazine on teaching and learning. In this issue we pay special attention to the innovative work happening with online learning at Georgetown University, including our ongoing experimentation with Massive Open Online Courses and for-credit online courses. We encourage you to check out this… Read more »

President DeGioia Invites Nominations for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers at Georgetown

President DeGioia announced today that the President’s Office will be accepting nominations for the 2014 President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers at Georgetown University until Friday, April 4 at 5:00 PM. We encourage you to play a part in highlighting teaching excellence here at Georgetown by nominating a colleague who has inspired you with his or… Read more »

Third Call for ITEL Proposals Announced

We are pleased to announce our third Call for Proposals for the Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning. The third round of funding will begin May 1. You may apply to one of the following two tracks: The Cohort Track ­is available for faculty who wish to enhance a small component (assignment sequence, unit) of a fall 2014 course… Read more »

ITEL Grants Announced for Second Funding Cycle

We are delighted to announce funding decisions for the second ITEL call, which include 3 faculty cohorts, 4 Open Track projects, and a slate of fall 2014 GeorgetownX courses. These new grants join our ongoing work with the 27 faculty projects funded during the first ITEL call for proposals. This round, we made the effort… Read more »

Upcoming Presentation at the Annual AAC&U Meeting

Mindy McWilliams (CNDLS) and Joan Riley (NHS) will present data from the Engelhard Project at a session titled Using Evidence to Promote Engaged Learning and Student Well-being at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of College and Universities (AAC&U) in Atlanta on January 23–26. The session will also feature colleagues from Tufts University, Wagner College, and SUNY Cortland who, along with Georgetown,… Read more »

New CNDLS Thought Paper

We are pleased to announce that another CNDLS Thought Paper, “A Case for Open & Interconnected Systems in Universities” by Marie Selvanadin, has been published on the CNDLS publications page.