Posts Tagged: TLISI 2016

Thriving, Struggling, and Suffering in Well-Being

Directly following the plenary talk from Brandon Busteed of Gallup on May 24, his colleague Jade Wood facilitated a workshop around well-being in the higher education context, introduced by Joan Riley as part of the yearlong Engelhard workshop series on Educating the Whole Person. Wood, an expert on implementing holistic approaches to well-being within organizations,… Read more »

Brandon Busteed: “Making a Hard Case for Soft Measures”

Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Education and Workforce Development at Gallup, joined the second day of TLISI 2016 to present “We Are What We Measure,” a passionate argument for the utility of tracking non-traditional measures of student success after graduation from college, and using these numbers to evaluate student outcomes. The presentation began from the… Read more »

Bringing Together Current Experiences and Previous Content with Technology

“Technology-Enhanced Learning: A Step-by-Step Approach to Making an Impactful Change in Your Course” kicked off on Tuesday afternoon with the workshop facilitators getting to know the audience, divided equally between Georgetown faculty and staff members. Jennifer Lubkin Chávez—Program Manager for Technology Enhanced Learning at CNDLS—then asked the audience to consider what sort of learners they… Read more »

Altering Syllabi for Transparency Around Participation

The first Tuesday IPC sessions, Syllabus Design for Engaging Diversity, was led by Michelle Ohnona from the Office of the Provost and David Ebenbach, Postdoctoral Researcher at CNDLS. Many attendees of the session were particularly interested in whatever information they would be able to obtain surrounding the new Engaging Diversity core requirement slated to come… Read more »

Domains and Digital Identities Lab and Showcase

As the second day of TLISI 2016 kicked off, attendees filled the Herman Room for the Domains and Digital Identities Lab and Showcase to learn of the endless possibilities that come with an individualized online presence. Because of the recent partnership between the University and Reclaim Housing, part of the larger Domain of One’s Own… Read more »

Curricular Innovation Social Hour

The first day of TLISI 2016 came to a close on Monday, May 23rd, with a social hour focused on curricular innovation at Georgetown. In the Healey Family Student Center Great Room, faculty and staff conversed with one another about exciting curricular changes occurring around campus. Kathryn Temple (English) showcased how the university is rethinking doctoral… Read more »

Intersectionality and Students of Color at Georgetown

In “Who Are Georgetown Students,” led by Daviree Velázquez and Devita Bishundat of the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, what began as an overview of statistics surrounding Georgetown undergraduate students of color, captured through admissions data, was re-illuminated through a lens of critical social theories, supplemented by personal narratives. Populations such as first generation… Read more »

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Focus on Learning

On day one of TLISI 2016, Georgetown faculty from a diverse array of departments came together for Sherry Linkon’s first session on research-based teaching: “What Do We Want to Know About Student Learning?” Linkon, Faculty Director of Writing Curriculum Initiatives and a member of the Department of English, described Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (SoTL)… Read more »

Walking Tour on History of Slavery at Georgetown

On Monday, May 23, Matthew Quallen (SFS ’16), a member of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory & Reconciliation, led an historical walking tour of sites on and around campus linked to  the history of slavery at Georgetown. The tour grew out of a project with the John Carroll Scholarship and was offered in April… Read more »

2016 Opens with Professor Shaun Harper: “Universities and the Mis-Education of White America: A Learning Imperative for Faculty and Administrators”

On Monday afternoon, CNDLS Executive Director Eddie Maloney welcomed TLISI attendees by expressing his excitement to bringing together people from across Georgetown campuses to think deeply about teaching and learning. He thanked the TLISI planning team and partners before welcoming Provost Groves to introduce Professor Shaun Harper, Executive Director of the Center for the Study… Read more »