Posts By: Christa Pluff

CEG in Action: Students Explore Environmental and Food Activism in Southwest DC

Want to add a co-curricular activity to your course, but need additional support? Have a guest speaker in mind who would be perfect for your course, but your department doesn’t have funds available? Over the years, CNDLS has awarded hundreds of curriculum enrichment grants (CEGs) to faculty across departments in support of engaging class-related activities in introductory undergraduate… Read more »

From PODS to Canvas: College Deans Move Advising Manuals Online

As part of the 2016 Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI), CNDLS once more offered Productive Open Design Spaces (PODS), a series of design-centered workshops giving faculty and staff the time and space to collaborate with colleagues on curricular and pedagogical projects of their own design. Facilitated by the Education Design Lab, PODS comprises… Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Series Brings Faculty Together in Learner-Centered Conversation

This fall, CNDLS is excited to launch the Inclusive Pedagogy Series, a set of workshops and discussions focused on bringing inclusive pedagogy to the forefront of teaching and learning at Georgetown. Drawing on the work of Doyle and Engelhard, these workshops invite faculty to discuss issues of teaching and learning through the lens of inclusive… Read more »

Rethinking Residential Teaching and Learning: Global Business Experience Goes Hybrid

This fall, the Global Business Initiative goes even more global. CNDLS and the McDonough School of Business have partnered to create online course content for Global Business Experience (GBE), a foundational course for second-year Georgetown MBA students. Taught by Ricardo Ernst, Director of the Global Business Initiative, and various faculty from the areas of strategy,… Read more »

2016 President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

For four years, Georgetown has acknowledged distinguishing faculty who have had an extraordinary impact on research and student engagement through the President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers. In recognition of their incredible dedication to both the formation of young people and unrestrained scholarly inquiry, President DeGioia has named Darlene Howard (Psychology), Donald Langevoort (Law), and Anton Wellstein (Oncology & Pharmacology) as the recipients for 2016…. Read more »

Poised to Support Innovation in Higher Education, Georgetown Announces New Master’s in Learning and Design

For more than 15 years, CNDLS has worked to encourage a rich culture of learning for students at Georgetown, supporting faculty through a variety of programs, services, events, and resources. From curating effective teaching practices on the Teaching Commons, to shepherding campus courses into global online learning environments, to leading faculty in workshops about inclusive… Read more »

Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Releases Report

This morning, the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation released their recommendations for acknowledging and responding to Georgetown’s historical ties to the institution of slavery in a report to President DeGioia. The full report is available publicly at CNDLS was honored to have worked alongside UIS, the Office of the President, and the… Read more »

Advice for New (from Not-So-New) Faculty

The start of the academic year brings several thousand new Hoyas to the Hilltop, but not all of them are students! As part of New Faculty Orientation, CNDLS spoke with ten experienced Georgetown faculty—Nathan Hensley (English), Leslie Hinkson (Sociology), Theresa Keeley (SFS), Jason Tilan (Nursing), Matthew Pavesich (English), Lahra Smith (SFS), Dennis Williams (English), Yulia… Read more »