Posts By: Stacey Church

Moving toward a Learning Launch with PODS

The last meeting of TLISI’s Productive Open Design Session covered the “What works?” step to designing, and kicked-off with a session on feedback. Participants moved through groups to act as key stakeholders for each of the projects to deliver focused and intensive feedback within a ten minute window. After two rounds of feedback, the teams… Read more »

Playing Until Your Students Win: Teaching with Digital Games and LEV/L

Bill Garr, CNDLS’ Assistant Director of Research and Development, led a session on May 20 at TLISI this year titled “Teaching to the Game,” which introduced faculty to the concept of using digital games in the classroom. Along with Project Coordinator and Instructional Technologist Yong Lee, Bill led the participants through a series of events designed… Read more »

Formation by Design Symposium

    The Formation by Design Project, a collaboration between the Office of the Provost and CNDLS and part of the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative, held a symposium from June 30 to July 2 to advance a vision and framework for measuring the characteristics and dispositions of whole person learning in a… Read more »

Georgetown PhD Wins Prestigious Thesis Award

Dr. Ellen Johnson Serafini, assistant professor of Spanish Applied Linguistics at George Mason University and recent Georgetown University alum, is the 2013 recipient of the Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award for her dissertation on Spanish language learning. The international award, which is one of the most highly-regarded for language teaching research, is given based on a thesis’ significance to… Read more »