Posts Categorized: events

Teaching in Difficult Times Workshop

Wherever you locate yourself on the political spectrum, there’s no avoiding the fact that the current semester is beginning against a national backdrop of stress, conflict, and challenge. Our students are feeling these stresses, naturally, and so are we—both outside and inside the classroom. With all this in mind, on Thursday, August 31, CNDLS hosted… Read more »

2017 Teaching, Learning and Innovation Summer Institute Recap

Each year, we here at CNDLS strive to put together a diverse, engaging conference called the Teaching, Learning and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI) aimed at bringing our Georgetown community of faculty, staff and students together to learn and grow. Working under the theme of Complexity, Diversity and Change: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century,… Read more »

“Break the Silence” Teach-in

CSJ and CNDLS Co-Host “Break the Silence” Teach-in as part of the University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative, Featuring Dr. Ibram Kendi On Tuesday, January 10, over 65 faculty and staff gathered in the historic St. William Chapel in Copley Hall for the “Break the Silence” Teach-in, one of the many events in the University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative…. Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Fall 2016 Wrap-Up: Difficult Discussions and Gender Identity

The semester-long Inclusive Pedagogy Series came to a close with workshops on best practices for talking about the election—a contentious topic—and gender identity in the classroom. In total, this fall’s series reached nearly 100 faculty members, staff members, and graduate students through eight workshops. In addition to the main CNDLS facilitators, our collaborators came from… Read more »

Fall Inclusive Pedagogy Series Continues with Sessions on Syllabus Design and Student Identity Formation

Key to the design of any classroom is the syllabus that guides the course and the students that make up the classroom itself. CNDLS continued its Inclusive Pedagogy Series with a focus on each of those elements during two workshops in early November—”Syllabus Design for Inclusivity” and “Social Identity Formation and College Students.” Creating an… Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Series Continues to Offer Opportunities for Learning and Reflection

On October 19, Missy Foy (Program Director, Georgetown Scholarship Program) and Patricia McWade (Dean of Student Financial Services) joined Maggie Debelius (CNDLS, English) and Heidi Elmendorf (Biology) for the third part of the Inclusive Pedagogy Series, “Who Are Georgetown Students?” This gathering of faculty and staff was an opportunity to share and discuss undergraduate economic… Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Series Brings Faculty Together in Learner-Centered Conversation

This fall, CNDLS is excited to launch the Inclusive Pedagogy Series, a set of workshops and discussions focused on bringing inclusive pedagogy to the forefront of teaching and learning at Georgetown. Drawing on the work of Doyle and Engelhard, these workshops invite faculty to discuss issues of teaching and learning through the lens of inclusive… Read more »

Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Releases Report

This morning, the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation released their recommendations for acknowledging and responding to Georgetown’s historical ties to the institution of slavery in a report to President DeGioia. The full report is available publicly at slavery.georgetown.edu. CNDLS was honored to have worked alongside UIS, the Office of the President, and the… Read more »

CNDLS Hosts US Department of Education for “Reimagining Higher Education”

On June 30, the US Department of Education invited more than 100 college and university administrators and experts, faculty and researchers, policy makers, and funders to “Reimagining Higher Education,” hosted jointly by CNDLS and The Red House. Aimed at bringing together thinkers and doers, this convening focused on designing equity in and access to higher… Read more »

HowToCollege: Mentoring API for Higher Ed Students

In March 2016, CNDLS Executive Director Eddie Maloney took part in the Indie EdTech Data Summit, co-hosted alongside Kristen Eshleman, Director of Digital Learning Research & Design (dLRN) and Director of Academic Technology at Davidson College, and Adam Croom, Director of Digital Learning at the University of Oklahoma. Sparked by a joint presentation on indie… Read more »