Posts Categorized: Innovation

Evaluating Student Work on Blogs

In this post on the Georgetown University Digital Commons Labs blog, Program Coordinator Anna Kruse shares some strategies for evaluating student work on course and research blogs. She points out some useful resources, including rubrics that you might adapt for your own teaching.

GU Alumnus Blogs about “Learning Shift”

Georgetown alumnus Christian Talbot, who chairs the English department at Regis High School in Manhattan, writes about education in his blog Excellence in Teaching / Teaching Excellence. Recently, he reflected on the Georgetown Magazine article “The Learning Shift,” which explored various ways that Georgetown faculty are shifting from a focus on teaching to a focus… Read more »

Student Engagement in Large Classes

This panel discussion featured several Georgetown faculty members who shared strategies they have used to encourage student engagement in large classes, including blogs, online discussion boards, and clickers.

From the Archives: Terrel Rhodes on the VALUE Project

In an interview with Randy Bass, AAC&U’s Terrel Rhodes discusses the VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) Project, which “works to develop approaches to assessment based upon examples of student work completed in their courses and saved over time in an ePortfolio.”