Posts Categorized: Innovation

Formation by Design Symposium

    The Formation by Design Project, a collaboration between the Office of the Provost and CNDLS and part of the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative, held a symposium from June 30 to July 2 to advance a vision and framework for measuring the characteristics and dispositions of whole person learning in a… Read more »

The Hoya Explores Course Blogs at Georgetown

The Hoya recently published an article exploring how blogs are integrated into Georgetown courses. Author Jonathan Gills interviewed several students and faculty members, including CNDLS’ Eddie Maloney, about their perceptions of course blogs.

“Toward a Science of Learning”

In a column in Inside Higher Ed, Diana Chapman Walsh, President Emerita of Wellesley College, describes a recent trend in higher education: “At colleges and universities that are solidly grounded in a commitment to teaching, groups of creative faculty are mobilizing around learning as a collective, and intriguing, intellectual inquiry.”

“A New Culture of Learning”

In their recently published book, co-authors Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown point out that our current educational models are no longer suitable for the complexities of the world around us.