We recognize it may be easy to get swept away with conversations about AI as the most prominent technology in higher education right now (evidenced by our guidance on teaching with AI, for example). Though new AI tools are top of mind—and are likely to be for a while—we’re continuing to develop and support you… Read more »
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On Thursday, September 14, the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship hosted a luncheon for faculty new to Georgetown University. CNDLS staff offered one-on-one time, and the gathering served as an opportunity for incoming faculty to meet colleagues in other departments, and get to know CNDLS programs.
Engelhard Faculty Fellow Sylvia W. Önder, Teaching Professor in Anthropology, Head of the Turkish Program, and Core Faculty in the Disability Studies Program reflects on teaching with Care Houses in her courses. Amidst the shock of having the Spring 2020 semester interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we entered a period in which everything seemed uncertain…. Read more »
Opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research can be profoundly impactful for learning and mentorship experiences, while also providing opportunities for institutions to further scholarship and research in various fields (Adebisi, 2022; Blanton, 2008; Knight et al, 2021). While there are several ways for students to get involved in undergraduate research at Georgetown, many… Read more »
On March 16, CNDLS hosted a Digital Learning Webinar on ways to incorporate StoryMaps in course design. ArcGis’ StoryMaps is an online digital storytelling platform which uses maps and multimedia to enable users to shape narratives about any topic, spanning any discipline. ArcGis’ blog post on DC’s famous cherry blossom trees serves as one example… Read more »
Gender profoundly affects identity and power structures in the classroom, and many faculty who recognize this are working thoughtfully to promote gender inclusivity in their classrooms. In doing so, they are drawing from a wealth of good evidence-based practices. Indeed, recent scholarship has strived to move from understanding biases in the classroom to preparing effective… Read more »
This week, in preparation for the first day of classes, we hosted another rendition of Digital Learning Days, an opportunity to bring together faculty, graduate students, and staff across Georgetown to discuss using digital tools in everyday teaching, and as always, core principles of effective pedagogy. We were joined by Jesse Meiller (Environmental Science), Jason… Read more »
Launched under the Georgetown Learning Initiative (GLI), curriculum enrichment/experiential learning grants (CEGs) support course-related activities that strengthen the intellectual climate. These grants were designed after “Call to Action: Curriculum and Learning at Georgetown”, which asked us to commit to enhancing the undergraduate learning culture by engaging all students. Consequently, these grants support course-related activities, speakers,… Read more »
On Thursday, October 20th, 2022, from 12:00pm-1:00pm, CNDLS will be hosting our second Digital Learning Webinar of the semester, Digital Tools for Student Engagement and Interaction.
We wrapped up our second season with a closer look at a theme that has come up repeatedly in our podcast: belonging. Our interviews with faculty have focused on a wide range of topics, including antiracist pedagogy, accessibility, experiential learning, well-being, and religious diversity. But, in conversation after conversation, the faculty, staff, and students we… Read more »