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Mentoring Initiative Welcomes Dr. Becky Wai-Ling Packard: Practical Strategies to Improve Daily Mentoring

Dr. Becky Wai-Ling Packard

The CNDLS-NHS Mentoring Initiative is pleased to welcome Dr. Becky Wai-Ling Packard on Friday, November 30th from 10:30 am – 12 noon in the HSFC Herman Room as part of a continued effort to create opportunities for Georgetown’s faculty and staff to bolster the tools and skills necessary for successful and meaningful mentoring.  In “Practical Strategies to Improve Daily Mentoring”, Becky will share research-based, practical strategies to improve our daily mentoring.

CNDLS Senior Scholar Dr. Phillip Long Shares: The Shifting Conversation around Learning Analytics

Phil Long

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Phillip Long as a CNDLS Senior Scholar. Previously the Chief InnovatIon Officer for Project 2021 and the Associate Vice Provost at the University of Texas, AustIn, Long’s work in the learning sciences focuses on emerging technologies and our cognitive interactions with them. Over the next month, we invite you to follow along as we share a series of short blog posts highlighting Long and his thoughts on learning analytics.

CNDLS Welcomes Higher Ed Futurist Dr. Bryan Alexander as Senior Scholar

Bryan Alexander

We are excited to introduce one of our newest CNDLS Senior Scholars, Dr. Bryan Alexander. As a Senior Scholar, Alexander teaches courses in Georgetown’s Master’s Program in Learning, Design, and Technology. We sat down with him to learn more about his work in higher education and with CNDLS, and his vision for strengthening the work of learning and design at Georgetown.

When the News Hits Our Students

Many of us are struggling to adapt to a news cycle that, these days, regularly delivers disturbing and even horrifying news. Many of our students are struggling, too. They may have personal connections or reactions to a variety of things being talked about in the media: ongoing gun violence, and especially the recent attack against… Read more »

CNDLS Graduate Associate Sarah Chamberlain (LDT’ 19) Named EdSurge Fellow

EdSurge recently named Sarah Chamberlain, CNDLS Graduate Associate and a student in the inaugural cohort of the Master’s Program in Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT), a Fall EdSurge Independent Fellow. As part of her Fellowship, Chamberlain will write articles for EdSurge that discuss her studies in the LDT program and her associateship work with CNDLS developing… Read more »

Register for “Teaching and Learning with Domains” – Part of CNDLS Webinar Series

We see a close-up of the screen of a woman's laptop and the woman's hands as she types an email.

What would you do with a space on the web of your own? More importantly, what could you do with your students in your classes? Since 2015, Georgetown Domains has been providing an opportunity for all faculty, students, and staff to have their own websites. Georgetown Domains is more than a platform for creating online… Read more »

Shared Work: How Student Well-Being Can Bring Faculty and Staff Together

In an opinion piece published on Inside Higher Ed this week, CNDLS’ David Ebenbach argues that academic institutions depend on the efforts of many people doing many kinds of work; faculty and staff, for starters, are both essential to our students’ success. And yet at many colleges and universities there are few opportunities for faculty and… Read more »

Calling Interested Faculty: Join the Engelhard Project in Spring 2017

This spring, the Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning continues its eleventh year at Georgetown University. And we’re looking for new faculty fellows to work with us next semester in integrating innovative approaches to student well-being into their courses. Read on for more information about the project and how to apply. Rooted in the… Read more »