Posts Categorized: resources

Summer Reading List: Inclusive Teaching

The summer is a great time to do some reflection and planning in preparation for the fall semester. In the spirit of supporting your fall prep efforts, we are excited to share a mid-summer reading list with you.  This July, we’re sharing our favorite books on inclusive teaching and hope you’ll consider spending some time… Read more »

Digital Learning Webinar: Audio & Podcasting Projects Recording Available!

Student wearing headphones with laptop displaying powerpoint presentation

Podcasting continues to be an expanding medium, and on Thursday, March 28th, staff from both CNDLS and the Gelardin New Media Center came together to offer an webinar on using podcasting and other audio assignments in the classroom. CNDLS Learning Design Specialists Kim Huisman Lubreski and Sarah Workman teamed up with Gelardin’s Nikoo Yahyazadeh to… Read more »

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 »

Getting Past Overpreparation

Here’s a question you probably don’t hear very often as you begin a semester: Are you too prepared for your classes? But that’s the question professor James Lang of Assumption College asks in his essay “How to Prepare for Class Without Overpreparing,” now up on the Chronicle of Higher Education website. As Lang argues, “the college… Read more »

Coffee and Conversation With Your Students: The Midnight Mug’s Office Hours Program

For many Georgetown students and faculty, coffee is not simply a want, but a necessity. Seeing an opportunity to capitalize on students’ affinity for caffeine and frequent library visits, the Midnight Mug, located on the second floor of Lauinger Library, developed a unique program for professors and teaching assistants (TAs) to hold office hours at… Read more »