Posts Categorized: TLISI

Georgetown’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation: How Georgetown’s Past is Shaping its Future

As members of Georgetown’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation, Adam Rothman (History) and Marcia Chatelain (History) are doing what few professors of history are able to do—study the history of their own institution as the focus of their research. The two sat down with Eddie Maloney, Executive Director of CNDLS, for the opening… Read more »

Helping Humanities Scholars Find Careers Beyond Academia

This summer, CNDLS was excited to partner with Connected Academics at TLISI 2017 to offer a session to graduate students in the humanities who might be interested in a career outside of academia. The session, “Connected Academics: Roundtable Discussion on Humanities Degrees and Employment Beyond Academia”, offered a variety of perspectives and narratives on what… Read more »

Going Further: The Unexpected Joys for Educators and Students of Incorporating Jesuit Mission and Identity in an Interdisciplinary Classroom

As a Jesuit university, Georgetown’s “primary mission is the education and formation of our students for the sake of the kind of persons they become and their wide influence for good in society in lives, professions, and service (AJCU, The Jesuit, Catholic Mission of U.S. Jesuit Colleges and Universities, 2010, p. 3).” It strives to… Read more »

Educating the Whole Person for Beginners: TLISI 2017

At Georgetown, one of our core values is teaching in the Jesuit tradition. At this year’s TLISI, we focused one of our plenary lunches on these values and hosted a panel discussion titled “Educating the Whole Person for Beginners” on Tuesday, May 23. The panelists discussed themes of well-being, mindfulness, and reflection in the classroom,… Read more »

2017 Teaching, Learning and Innovation Summer Institute Recap

Each year, we here at CNDLS strive to put together a diverse, engaging conference called the Teaching, Learning and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI) aimed at bringing our Georgetown community of faculty, staff and students together to learn and grow. Working under the theme of Complexity, Diversity and Change: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century,… Read more »

From PODS to Canvas: College Deans Move Advising Manuals Online

As part of the 2016 Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI), CNDLS once more offered Productive Open Design Spaces (PODS), a series of design-centered workshops giving faculty and staff the time and space to collaborate with colleagues on curricular and pedagogical projects of their own design. Facilitated by the Education Design Lab, PODS comprises… Read more »

“Awesome, Enlightening, and Challenging”: A Week with PODS

Throughout TLISI 2016, eight groups of professors, staff, students, and researchers started their mornings at the Productive Open Design Space (PODS). In its second year, PODS offers teams the opportunity to work on a project related to teaching and learning in a flexible studio environment as part of TLISI. In 2015, teams produced a wide… Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Take-Aways

The final gathering of the Doyle IPC offered participants the chance to use the full day to think through what they had learned and experienced throughout the week. The day began with a discussion of how participants are atypical and how they are surprising practitioners in their field. This discussion provided some groundwork for the… Read more »

Digital Humanities at Georgetown

As part of the Digital Humanities Panel, an interdisciplinary group of Georgetown faculty shared examples, methods, and ideas about how to build a network of resources to support digital humanities efforts across campus. In one example, Michael Ferreira (Spanish & Portuguese) collaborated with Mark Davies (BYU) to make the “O Corpus do Português” (a Portuguese corpus.)… Read more »

Title IX: “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct”

On Wednesday morning of TLISI, Georgetown staff Jen Schweer (Associate Director of Sexual Assault and Prevention Services), Laura Cutway (Title IX Coordinator), and Adam Adler (University Counsel) gave a presentation entitled “The Culture of Care: Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct.” Together, these three presenters worked to review the basics of employee responsibility in adhering… Read more »