Posts Categorized: Events

New Faculty Meet CNDLS

The Car barn doors at a low 45 degree angle looking up.

On Thursday, September 14, the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship hosted a luncheon for faculty new to Georgetown University. CNDLS staff offered one-on-one time, and the gathering served as an opportunity for incoming faculty to meet colleagues in other departments, and get to know CNDLS programs.

Beyond Inclusion: The Tethering of the College Classroom to a Socially Just Society

Regardless of disciplinary expertise, how can we create a more just society in our capacities as educators? Dr. Bryan Dewsbury, scientist and innovative scholar focused on inclusive teaching, discussed a few responses to this question at the Learning, Equity, Access, and Pedagogy Initiative’s event this spring, “Beyond Inclusion: The Tethering of the College Classroom to… Read more »

Multimodal and Multimedia Storytelling Using StoryMaps

On March 16, CNDLS hosted a Digital Learning Webinar on ways to incorporate StoryMaps in course design. ArcGis’ StoryMaps is an online digital storytelling platform which uses maps and multimedia to enable users to shape narratives about any topic, spanning any discipline. ArcGis’ blog post on DC’s famous cherry blossom trees serves as one example… Read more »

Small Teaching: Considerations for Teaching this Spring 

This week, in preparation for the first day of classes, we hosted another rendition of Digital Learning Days, an opportunity to bring together faculty, graduate students, and staff across Georgetown to discuss using digital tools in everyday teaching, and as always, core principles of effective pedagogy. We were joined by Jesse Meiller (Environmental Science), Jason… Read more »

Notes from a Faculty Panel: Tools and Techniques to Sustain Good Teaching

As part of our annual back-to-class support known as Digital Learning Days, we invited three well-regarded professors to speak and field questions. Angela van Doorn (Biology), Patrick Johnson (Physics), and Huaping Lu-Adler (Philosophy) joined us for an hour-long  panel on “This Made My Life Easier”: Tools and Techniques to Sustain Good Teaching. We discussed the… Read more »

Digital Learning Days, Back in the Car Barn (And Online)

We’re looking forward to welcoming Hoyas back on campus this fall, with a strengthened sense of community making its way into our new routines. That’s why, this year, we’re offering Digital Learning Days on August 18, 2022 in-person and August 19 virtually, on Zoom. Our schedule of offerings reflects the sort of semester we’re embarking… Read more »

Reflections this Martin Luther King, Jr Day – The Power of Education

    Each year, Georgetown University’s MLK: “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative encourages members of our community to reflect on one of Dr. King’s famous speeches. This year focused on the “I Have a Dream” speech and all that it symbolizes for American society, education, and learning. For the seventh year, the spring semester initiative was… Read more »

Introducing Digital Learning with Georgetown Domains Cohort Program

Georgetown Domains Pedagogical Strategies

WHO: Any GU faculty who are interested in integrating digital projects through GU Domains into their pedagogical practice COMMITMENT: Six two-hour meetings, one per month during the 2021-2022 academic year Moving to remote, online teaching and learning has highlighted the need for increased awareness of digital presence, fluency, and scholarship. Georgetown Domains is a CNDLS-supported… Read more »

Student, Staff, and Faculty Collaboration: CNDLS at the Virtual ISSOTL Conference

illustration by Clare Reid “Working with students, extending ourselves, and being receptive to the obstacles of 2020 helped us foster an agile mindset to a persistently uncertain academic and societal environment,” says Susannah McGowan, Associate Director for Curriculum Design at CNDLS and the Red House in a newly-posted panel discussion called “‘Things Are Different Now’:… Read more »

Join Us: Doyle Conversations on Anti-Racism in Higher Education

This spring the Doyle Program is excited to be facilitating a second series of conversations that aims to bring students, staff, and faculty together in order to share strategies and tools around anti-racist approaches to our work at Georgetown. Join us for conversations featuring faculty, staff, and students, who will share insights from their experiences… Read more »