Posts Categorized: News

GeorgetownX Institute Workshop Series

CNDLS is excited to announce that the inaugural GeorgetownX Institute Workshop Series will take place this November. The event will showcase Georgetown’s unique approach to online learning design, and offers EdX global faculty the opportunity to learn and share best practice while participating in Institute workshops. Experts will share their knowledge on online learning design… Read more »

Commons Blogs – Fall 2015

This fall, the Commons team has been busier than ever, setting up nearly 600 new course websites, blogs, and ePortfolios. WordPress continues to impress with its latest upgrade, allowing students and faculty to create great online spaces for their discussions, assignments, and research. One of our newest Commons users is Graham Pitts and his course History… Read more »

Georgetown Professors LEV/L Up

What if students wanted to play courses until they won? This is what the Engaging by Design Fall 2015 ITEL cohort at CNDLS is exploring: using interactive games and simulations to create dynamic conversation tools to engage students. ITEL cohort leads William Garr and Yong Lee opened the first meeting of the participating professors by… Read more »

Jim Groom visits CNDLS to speak on new ITEL tool ‘Domain of One’s Own’

Professor Jim Groom visited Georgetown University on Friday, September 25 to speak with CNDLS staff about the digital pedagogical tool, Domain of One’s Own.   Jim is the former Executive Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies and adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington. Working in higher education for over fifteen… Read more »

Faculty of Languages and Linguistics gather to discuss pedagogical approaches

CNDLS is excited to share the news of a new group of Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown who are meeting together to discuss pedagogical approaches to teaching Foreign Language Business Culture courses. Currently, such courses are offered in a variety of languages, from Spanish (Héctor Campos) and Portuguese (Michael Ferreira) to Korean (Hei… Read more »

President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

Congratulations to Professor Derek Goldman (Performing Arts) and Professor Christian Wolf (Chemistry) on receiving the President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers. For the past three years, Georgetown University has recognized distinguishing faculty who have made an outstanding impact on the University’s dual research and teaching mission. Goldman is a co-founder of Georgetown’s Laboratory for Global Performance… Read more »

Announcement of Round 5 ITEL Awardees

CNDLS is delighted to announce funding decisions for the fifth Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ITEL) call, including members of the four ITEL cohorts and recipients of both Open Track grants and GeorgetownX MOOCs. ITEL provides faculty the funding and support they need to bring technology-focused teaching and learning projects to life. Awarded faculty will be… Read more »

First Studio Learning Symposium Held at Georgetown July 28-30

Georgetown’s first Studio Learning Symposium assembled a group of faculty, students and administrators to explore the challenges and opportunities of incorporating studio-based pedagogies in departments across the university. Co-sponsored by CNDLS and the Writing Program, the symposium ran from July 28 to 30, 2015, and welcomed participants from Georgetown and elsewhere. Broadly speaking, a studio… Read more »

Video Series: TLISI Stories

This year’s Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI) featured a host of new events including PODS (Productive Open Design Spaces), the SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) Series, daily wellness activities, and keynote talks by Jeff Selingo and President DeGioia. The event also brought together over 250 faculty and staff from 43 departments representing… Read more »

CNDLS and SCS Partner to Create Project Management Online Certificate Program

Our instructional designers have been hard at work developing a Project Management Online Certificate Program, and we are excited to share the results! Through the Center for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) in the School of Continuing Studies (SCS), the Project Management Online Certificate is the first full certificate program offered fully online through SCS…. Read more »