Posts Categorized: events

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.

Mentoring and Transforming: Small Practices, Big Changes: A Conversation with Peter Felten

What is mentoring? On  April 9, in partnership with Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and Health Studies, CNDLS hosted Peter Felten, Ph.D., Assistant Provost of teaching and learning and Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University, as part of the Mentoring Initiative. He spoke of the importance and impact of mentoring… Read more »

Teach the Speech Teach-In: Teaching Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”

Every year, Georgetown University honors the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a series of events as part of the Let Freedom Ring! Initiative. As part of the annual initiative, faculty, staff, and students across campuses and schools read and reflect on one of Dr. King’s speeches during the Spring semester. This… Read more »

The Future of Higher Education: A Conversation with Dr. Cathy N. Davidson and Georgetown University Provost Robert M. Groves

This fall the Office of the President and the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative hosted Cathy N. Davidson, Ph.D., in conversation with Georgetown University Provost Robert M. Groves on the future of higher education and her new book, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in… Read more »

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 »