Posts By: Hannah McDonnell

Digital Learning Days Panel: Making use of AI in the classroom

Earlier this month, faculty from across Georgetown came together to discuss teaching with AI and more at Digital Learning Days, a two-day CNDLS event centered around the current and future possibilities of teaching with technology. On Tuesday, January 9, fellows from the Initiative on the Pedagogical Uses of AI discussed how they’re using AI in… Read more »

¡Presente! Gallery Visit Brings Students Closer to their Heritage, Course Content, and Community

In line with Georgetown’s mission to offer students with opportunities to “build community, and empower lives of purpose, service, and leadership,” Curriculum Enrichment Grants (CEGs) offered by CNDLS support course-related activities that strengthen the intellectual climate and provide students with first-hand experiences and exposure to the material they read about in their coursework.

Saying Goodbye to Jamboard: Exploring effective alternatives

Google Workspace for Education plans to discontinue Jamboard, the digital whiteboarding tool, in the fall of 2024. After December 31, 2024, “you’ll no longer be able to access the Jamboard app or your Jam files,” according to Google’s help center post. Existing Jams will automatically be converted to PDFs and saved in your Drive.  If… Read more »

Supporting Students: Mental Health Resources to Share

Over half of college students experience mental health challenges. In light of Mental Illness Awareness Week, this post is dedicated to sharing some key mental health resources available to the Georgetown community. Consider including these and an array of other campus resources in your syllabus (if they’re not there already) or sharing them on your… Read more »

Digital Tools to Support Your Teaching This Year

We recognize it may be easy to get swept away with conversations about AI as the most prominent technology in higher education right now (evidenced by our guidance on teaching with AI, for example). Though new AI tools are top of mind—and are likely to be for a while—we’re continuing to develop and support you… Read more »