Posts By: Theresa Schlafly

The Hoya Explores Course Blogs at Georgetown

The Hoya recently published an article exploring how blogs are integrated into Georgetown courses. Author Jonathan Gills interviewed several students and faculty members, including CNDLS’ Eddie Maloney, about their perceptions of course blogs.

“Toward a Science of Learning”

In a column in Inside Higher Ed, Diana Chapman Walsh, President Emerita of Wellesley College, describes a recent trend in higher education: “At colleges and universities that are solidly grounded in a commitment to teaching, groups of creative faculty are mobilizing around learning as a collective, and intriguing, intellectual inquiry.”

Derek Bruff Visits CNDLS

Derek Bruff is an assistant director at the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching and a senior lecturer in Vanderbilt’s Department of Mathematics, but these days he may be most well-known as “the clicker guy.” He’s currently visiting Georgetown to talk with faculty about student engagement and participatory learning.

Camtasia Software Upgrade

Georgetown is upgrading to version 3.0 of the Camtasia Relay software used for lecture capture. If you are a faculty member currently using Camtasia, keep reading to find out how this upgrade affects you.

Initiative Integrates Wikipedia and the Classroom

Professors participating in the Wikimedia Foundation’s Public Policy Initiative ask their students to improve Wikipedia articles as part of their coursework. Last semester, Rochelle Davis (SFS) integrated Wikipedia into two of her classes, one for undergraduates and one for graduate students.