Posts Categorized: Innovation

Making Connections with ePortfolios

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.

Students, Technology, and Contemplation

A recent article in the Washington Post highlighted some of the issues surrounding students, technology, and contemplation explored by last semester’s guest speaker David Levy in his talk “No Time to Think” and at CNDLS’ December 2008 Symposium “Teaching to Connect the Heart and Mind.”

Assessment 2.0

In the following post, CNDLS Graduate Associate Lindsay Pettingill addresses the challenges of assessment in the digital age and shares a helpful resource.

Featured Blog: “Freedom Without Walls”

Check out the featured blog “Freedom Without Walls.” This blog was designed to collect and publicize information about events taking place this week at Georgetown to commemorate the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

CNDLS Web 2.0 Experiments

CNDLS is researching innovative educational uses for a wide variety of Web 2.0 tools, including microblogging, social bookmarking, and data visualization tools.

“An Age of Composition”

CNDLS Writer/Editor Theresa Schlafly explores questions about technology and students’ writing skills, drawing on a recent Stanford study which analyzed students’ informal writing along with their written assignments.