Can training in meditation and relaxation improve people’s ability to work more effectively and healthfully in today’s information-intensive workplaces? David M. Levy will report on an ongoing NSF-funded study that is investigating the possibility of improving people’s multitasking skills by training their attentional capacities.
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This semester, 18 faculty fellows are teaching 21 Engelhard courses.
Daryl Nardick, Director of Strategic Project Integration, shares the following thoughts on a recent conference she attended.
As part of our work in the area of assessment, CNDLS offers Mid-Semester Teaching Feedback sessions. These sessions give faculty the opportunity to solicit students’ opinions on a class as it’s still going on, rather than waiting for end-of-semester evaluations or surveys.
In this post on the Georgetown University Digital Commons Labs blog, Program Coordinator Anna Kruse shares some strategies for evaluating student work on course and research blogs. She points out some useful resources, including rubrics that you might adapt for your own teaching.
Check out this update on Fall 2010 from Digital Commons Project Assistant Yong Lee. In his post on the Digital Commons Labs blog, Yong shares some numbers on current course blog and wiki use along with a preview of some of this semester’s upcoming events.
If you’ve been wanting to learn more about the synchronous communication tool Elluminate, you may want to attend one or more of these upcoming workshops.
This fall, in collaboration with the Gelardin New Media Center, we are pleased to present a series of informal conversations on Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0 Technologies.
As we pause to remember the events of September 11, 2001, we invite you to learn more about Project Rebirth.
Georgetown alumnus Christian Talbot, who chairs the English department at Regis High School in Manhattan, writes about education in his blog Excellence in Teaching / Teaching Excellence. Recently, he reflected on the Georgetown Magazine article “The Learning Shift,” which explored various ways that Georgetown faculty are shifting from a focus on teaching to a focus… Read more »