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Professor Maurice Jackson receives Civic Engagement Award

CNDLS would like to congratulate Professor Maurice Jackson, who recently received a Civic Engagement Award from the non-profit organization Maryland-DC Campus Compact. This organization is dedicated to advancing communities through civic engagement in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Maurice Jackson is Associate Professor of History and African-American Studies and a Fellow at the GU Center for Social Justice, and… Read more »

Elmendorf honored as D.C. Professor of the Year

CNDLS is excited to congratulate Professor Heidi Elmendorf, who was named the 2014 District of Columbia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching on Nov. 20. Professor Elmendorf is currently working with CNDLS through an Initiative on Technology Enhanced Learning (ITEL) funded project called “Collaborative inquiry and the use… Read more »

Formation by Design Symposium

    The Formation by Design Project, a collaboration between the Office of the Provost and CNDLS and part of the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative, held a symposium from June 30 to July 2 to advance a vision and framework for measuring the characteristics and dispositions of whole person learning in a… Read more »

Georgetown PhD Wins Prestigious Thesis Award

Dr. Ellen Johnson Serafini, assistant professor of Spanish Applied Linguistics at George Mason University and recent Georgetown University alum, is the 2013 recipient of the Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award for her dissertation on Spanish language learning. The international award, which is one of the most highly-regarded for language teaching research, is given based on a thesis’ significance to… Read more »

Genomics MOOC Launches June 4th

  Since Fall 2013, Georgetown University has partnered with edX to lead the way in the next generation of educational platforms; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). On June 4, 2014, the Georgetown University School of Medicine will launch its first MOOC – Genomic Medicine Gets Personal. Led by Dr. Bassem R. Haddad, Associate Professor at… Read more »

Announcing Issue 4 of The Prospect

We are pleased to announce the fourth issue of The Prospect, CNDLS’ magazine on teaching and learning. In this issue we pay special attention to the innovative work happening with online learning at Georgetown University, including our ongoing experimentation with Massive Open Online Courses and for-credit online courses. We encourage you to check out this… Read more »

Professor Yearwood Receives the Hendrix Lectureship Award

At a recent meeting of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN), Georgetown professor Edilma Yearwood earned the Hendrix Lectureship Award. Yearwood, who is a professor of nursing in the School of Nursing and Health Studies, has a long-standing, dynamic relationship with CNDLS. She has been an active Faculty Fellow in the Engelhard Project… Read more »

Third Call for ITEL Proposals Announced

We are pleased to announce our third Call for Proposals for the Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning. The third round of funding will begin May 1. You may apply to one of the following two tracks: The Cohort Track ­is available for faculty who wish to enhance a small component (assignment sequence, unit) of a fall 2014 course… Read more »

Announcing the Designing the Futures of the University website

In November, Georgetown University launched Designing the Future(s) of the University, an integrative initiative designed to explore issues related to higher education and experiment with new ways of educating Georgetown students while staying true to our strengths and institutional character. CNDLS, the Office of Advancement, the Office of Communications, the Office of the Provost, and… Read more »

Upcoming Workshops

This week’s workshops presented by CNDLS, Gelardin, and UIS include a multi-session Blackboard Day as well as opportunities to learn about creating screencast tutorials with the Explain Everything app, basic uses of PhotoShop, and recording podcasts with GarageBand. There will also be an Apprenticeship in Teaching workshop on Assessment and Grading.