Posts By: Alexis Downey

CNDLS Senior Scholar Dr. Phillip Long Shares: The Shifting Conversation around Learning Analytics

Phil Long

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Phillip Long as a CNDLS Senior Scholar. Previously the Chief InnovatIon Officer for Project 2021 and the Associate Vice Provost at the University of Texas, AustIn, Long’s work in the learning sciences focuses on emerging technologies and our cognitive interactions with them. Over the next month, we invite you to follow along as we share a series of short blog posts highlighting Long and his thoughts on learning analytics.

CNDLS Welcomes Higher Ed Futurist Dr. Bryan Alexander as Senior Scholar

Bryan Alexander

We are excited to introduce one of our newest CNDLS Senior Scholars, Dr. Bryan Alexander. As a Senior Scholar, Alexander teaches courses in Georgetown’s Master’s Program in Learning, Design, and Technology. We sat down with him to learn more about his work in higher education and with CNDLS, and his vision for strengthening the work of learning and design at Georgetown.

Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) Learning Community Explores Digital Writing Assignments

Our guest-blogger Rebecca Tarsa (Writing Program) was a coordinator for a Technology-Enhanced Learning Community on Digital Assignments in Spring 2018. TEL Learning Communities are self-directed, structured, interdisciplinary groups–predominantly made up of 8-10 faculty, though communities may also include staff and students—which gather to learn together about a specific topic related to technology, teaching and learning…. Read more »

CNDLS Partners with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to Create Online Training Module

The Learning Design team at CNDLS recently completed a unique project in partnership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), creating a maternal and family interview training module for the National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR). It was the first time CNDLS took on an external-to-Georgetown online module development project, and… Read more »

Announcing 2015-2016 Doyle Faculty Fellows

CNDLS is pleased to announce the new cohort of Doyle Faculty Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. Fifteen faculty from 11 departments will join the new cohort. This year’s cohort has already met as a group during CNDLS’ Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI), where they engaged in a series of sessions focused on… Read more »

CNDLS and SCS Partner to Create Project Management Online Certificate Program

Our instructional designers have been hard at work developing a Project Management Online Certificate Program, and we are excited to share the results! Through the Center for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) in the School of Continuing Studies (SCS), the Project Management Online Certificate is the first full certificate program offered fully online through SCS…. Read more »

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Diversity of Method in Capturing and Analyzing Student Data

In the second of three workshops exploring topics in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), Sherry Linkon (English) and Dan Bernstein (University of Kansas) explored the tricky question of how to capture and analyze student learning. Both Dan and Sherry shared personal stories from their own research, highlighting their own unique ways of carrying out research…. Read more »

Presenting at the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium

Susan Pennestri and former CNDLS Director for Science Programs & Instructional Technology, Janet Russell, presented at the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning, a joint symposium of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT), this spring. Their presentation highlighted an ITEL project led by faculty member… Read more »

Call for President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

Nominations for Georgetown’s President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers are now being accepted through Wednesday, April 1, 2015. These awards celebrate faculty who excel in research and teaching, with previous honorees including Professors Der-Chen Chang, Richard Schlegal, James Collins, Karen Gale and Phil Schrag. We encourage you to submit nominations of faculty who have inspired you with… Read more »