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 »
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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.
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.”
In a recent post on the JUHAN blog, 2010 Georgetown graduate Lauren Funk shares her thoughts on what she learned from attending the 2008 JUHAN conference at Fordham University.
As we’re planning this year’s TLISI (May 24-26), here’s a look back at one memorable aspect of TLISI ’09–the focus on student work. Read more about the types of assignments that were showcased at various sessions in this blog entry from May 28, 2009.
Student Chris Kelley, who has worked on Georgetown’s OpenCourseWare Initiative, shares an overview of OCW and a look ahead at the future of the project.
The new Georgetown Learning Initiatives website highlights a number of innovative teaching and learning projects at Georgetown, including Project Rebirth, the Doyle Initiative, the Engelhard Project, and the Telepresence Classroom.
Check out the Digital Storytelling Multimedia Archive, which presents the findings from a cross-campus study on student learning and digital storytelling in the humanities.
Last March, Randy Bass and Bret Eynon (LaGuardia Community College) shared their thoughts on teaching, learning, and technology as guest bloggers for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Wired Campus blog.
Creating ePortfolios, which are digital collections of student work, helps students to articulate their academic goals, make connections across disparate courses and disciplines, and reflect back on work done throughout their academic careers.