Since the invasion of Ukraine began on February 24, Georgetown has responded in myriad ways. From public prayer sessions to organized support by student clubs, the Georgetown community has expressed solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Katya Sedova, a student from Ukraine currently studying at Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), expressed her faith in Ukrainian solidarity at a Georgetown town hall. “I want you to understand to what extent Ukrainians will resist. It’s not a hashtag. It is a reality for every Ukrainian, wherever they are in the world,” as reported in The Hoya. (more…)
To help us get ready for the end of the semester, on March 17th, 2022, executive director for digital learning Molly Chehak and assistant director for digital learning Lee Skallerup Bessette offered some tools and strategies to help give feedback to students. From comments in Google Docs to oral feedback in Speedgrader in Canvas, this webinar is full of examples and strategies to help students understand and access your feedback.
You can always email email@example.com if you would like to schedule a consultation to discuss any of these tools and strategies.
In summer 2020 Georgetown launched a student-faculty partnership whereby students, in the role of Instructional Technology Aides (ITAs), use their technological skills to help facilitate a seamless hybrid or online learning environment for students and faculty. The ITA program at Georgetown enables students and faculty members not only to work smoothly with technology, but also helps them forge new personal connections, seize opportunities for learning, and develop mentorship relationships. For this post, CNDLS Graduate Associate Chelsea Zhang interviewed three students who have worked as ITAs and participated in training newly appointed ITAs: (more…)
In response to the ever-shifting state of the world during a pandemic, on Thursday, February 17th, assistant director Lee Skallerup Bessette and CETS associate director for classroom support and systems John Steitz offered support to faculty navigating the new technology in our classroom spaces.
We encourage faculty to reach out to CETS to schedule an orientation to their classroom technology by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and you can also email email@example.com to discuss pedagogical strategies.
It’s launch day! Since its inception in the early 2000s, our website has undergone significant changes in content, design, and functionality, and we’re excited to bring you our latest iteration. Head to cndls.georgetown.edu and you’ll find that CNDLS has a new look, navigation, and lots of new content to share. (more…)
As we move back into the physical classroom space, we at CNDLS have collected a number of resources to help you plan, prepare, and troubleshoot possible concurrent hybrid learning situations. These resources are available in multiple modalities–written guides, video tutorials, and podcast episodes that focus on professors’ personal experience. (more…)
Accordingly to two recent articles from Inside Higher Ed and The Chronicle of Higher Education, Harvard University largely ignored reports of repeated sexual assaults on the part of a long-time professor, perpetuating a culture of indifference towards sexual assault. (more…)
This week, we examine two articles that talk about women in leadership. These articles from Inside Higher Ed and The Chronicle of Higher Education talk about the importance of women in leadership at colleges, highlighting issues such as increased pay and the need for greater representation of women in colleges. (more…)
On January 20th, 2022, executive director for digital learning Molly Chehak and assistant director for digital learning Lee Skallerup Bessette introduced a number of digital polling tools to use in the classroom and examples of when to use them. Tools include Zoom, PollEverywhere, and Mentimeter.
Each year, Georgetown University’s MLK: “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative encourages members of our community to reflect on one of Dr. King’s famous speeches. This year focused on the “I Have a Dream” speech and all that it symbolizes for American society, education, and learning. For the seventh year, the spring semester initiative was launched with a community-wide “Teach the Speech” Teach-In. (more…)