Inspired by a session led by the Center for Social Justice Teaching, Research, and Service (CSJ) at our annual Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI), Doug Reed (Government) decided to integrate community-based learning into his Politics of Education course.
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Unfortunately, today’s AT workshop on Effective Classroom Interaction has been canceled due to illness. The workshop will be rescheduled for another date, so please check back soon for details.
On Wednesday, November 10, stop by the CNDLS main suite (Car Barn 314) anytime between 3:00 and 5:00 to find out more about the tools offered by the Georgetown Commons.
Walking past the classroom where Matt Hamilton teaches Bio-104, the second semester of the introductory biology sequence, you might be surprised to see some 200 students eagerly flipping coins in small groups.
NPR recently broadcast a story about the Wikimedia Foundation’s partnership with academia. Faculty participating the Wikimedia Public Policy Initiative, including Georgetown’s Rochelle Davis (SFS), assign their students to create or improve Wikipedia articles on public policy topics as part of their coursework.
Members of the Georgetown community joined director Jim Whitaker (C ’90) on September 30 for a special screening of Rebirth, a feature-length documentary that follows several people whose lives were affected by the events of September 11, 2001.
“In addition to trying to get students to think about diversity and tolerance, I actually got them to learn more social psychology; the whole process of thinking about each of the topics in a personal and applied way led to better academic understanding as well as good ethical applications.”
This week’s well-attended lecture by University of Washington scholar David M. Levy on the subject of meditation and multitasking explored the intersection of scientific research and centuries-old contemplative techniques.
In conjunction with this year’s Fall Faculty Convocation, we interviewed 12 faculty on their views related to interdisciplinary knowledge, emerging fields, the power and limits of the Internet to advance teaching, learning, and research, and the growing imperative to create an integrative curriculum.
President DeGioia recently interviewed author, scientist, and teacher John Seely Brown about how universities such as Georgetown can respond to the challenges of educating students in a technology-driven global society. During the conversation, President DeGioia pointed to CNDLS and our work as an example of how Georgetown is grappling with these challenges. You can watch… Read more »