Events & Workshops

CNDLS is pleased to offer a variety of workshops for faculty and graduate students on a range of topics related to teaching practice and technology. Brief descriptions follow below, along with applicable registration information.

CNDLS is pleased to offer a variety of workshops and programs to the Georgetown community listed on the calendar below. Our calendar also features programming offered by our campus partners. To access a full list of each month’s offerings, please click on the month listed to the left of this page. To have your teaching & learning-related events added to this calendar, please reach out to and we will do our best to accommodate your request. We look forward to seeing you at a future event!

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    AT Program & Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop Series: Difficult Discussions

    Instructors are often hesitant to introduce or unsure how to handle topics like racism, sexism, classism, and heterosexism in the classroom. Additionally, being blindsided by a student's insensitivity is perhaps a universal and universally difficult classroom experience. These situations pose challenges to instructors for how to handle both the issues and the passionate exchanges that may result. This interactive workshop offers two approaches to help. First, we discuss how to create a classroom culture conducive to exploring difficult discussions in a constructive manner. Second, we provide participants a space to share ideas and hear tips about what to do when classroom discussions take an unexpected turn.

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Please note that, while Apprenticeship in Teaching (AT) workshops are open to faculty, they are designed for graduate students. Presentations and many of the exercises are designed for instructors with relatively little teaching experience. Some workshops are more appropriate than others for those with more teaching experience. Faculty with a particular interest in one of the AT workshops should contact James Olsen before registering.