Posts Categorized: News

CNDLS Senior Scholar Dr. Phillip Long Shares: The Shifting Conversation around Learning Analytics

Phil Long

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Phillip Long as a CNDLS Senior Scholar. Previously the Chief InnovatIon Officer for Project 2021 and the Associate Vice Provost at the University of Texas, AustIn, Long’s work in the learning sciences focuses on emerging technologies and our cognitive interactions with them. Over the next month, we invite you to follow along as we share a series of short blog posts highlighting Long and his thoughts on learning analytics.

CNDLS Welcomes Higher Ed Futurist Dr. Bryan Alexander as Senior Scholar

Bryan Alexander

We are excited to introduce one of our newest CNDLS Senior Scholars, Dr. Bryan Alexander. As a Senior Scholar, Alexander teaches courses in Georgetown’s Master’s Program in Learning, Design, and Technology. We sat down with him to learn more about his work in higher education and with CNDLS, and his vision for strengthening the work of learning and design at Georgetown.

When the News Hits Our Students

Many of us are struggling to adapt to a news cycle that, these days, regularly delivers disturbing and even horrifying news. Many of our students are struggling, too. They may have personal connections or reactions to a variety of things being talked about in the media: ongoing gun violence, and especially the recent attack against… Read more »

CNDLS Graduate Associate Sarah Chamberlain (LDT’ 19) Named EdSurge Fellow

EdSurge recently named Sarah Chamberlain, CNDLS Graduate Associate and a student in the inaugural cohort of the Master’s Program in Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT), a Fall EdSurge Independent Fellow. As part of her Fellowship, Chamberlain will write articles for EdSurge that discuss her studies in the LDT program and her associateship work with CNDLS developing… Read more »

Bringing Theory to Practice Case Study on the Engelhard Project

The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning was recently featured in a series of case studies commissioned by the Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) Project, the group which provided funding for Engelhard from 2005 to 2015, when it was permanently endowed by the Charles Engelhard Foundation. Highlighting BTtoP programming at California State University, Chico, Dickinson College, Kingsborough Community College &… Read more »

CNDLS Partners with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to Create Online Training Module

The Learning Design team at CNDLS recently completed a unique project in partnership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), creating a maternal and family interview training module for the National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR). It was the first time CNDLS took on an external-to-Georgetown online module development project, and… Read more »

Congratulations to CNDLS Staff!

This semester has been an exciting one, with several CNDLS staff receiving recognition for their work both in and outside of the Car Barn. This semester, Evee Ung, a CNDLS Graduate Associate on the Faculty Initiatives team, won the Ora Mary Phelam Poetry Prize through the Department of English. Established in 1988 by Georgetown Alumnus… Read more »

“Engaging Diversity” through the Apprenticeship in Teaching Program

Last week, President DeGioia committed Georgetown to a “more energized effort” in combatting racial injustice through four new investments, including the formation of an African American Studies major. In doing so, he also called on the wider university community to “pick up the pace” in their own efforts to advance equality through teaching and scholarship. Materials… Read more »

Doyle Program Hosts Alumni Reunion Event

On Thursday, January 28, CNDLS hosted a reunion event, Doyle Dine & Design, for current and former Doyle Program faculty fellows. This event was an opportunity for fellows from all seven years of faculty cohorts to connect with one another and discuss a wide range of current issues relating to diversity—from national conversations on race… Read more »