Through our major projects, CNDLS provides opportunities for faculty to reflect on their teaching in a spirit of inquiry and innovation. These ongoing projects bring faculty together to enrich teaching practice through events, dialogue, and collaboration.
The Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ITEL) is designed to strengthen teaching and learning on campus and enhance Georgetown’s online activity globally. Funded ITEL faculty projects, supported by CNDLS, will explore new approaches to interactive learning. Read more »
In December, President DeGioia announced that Georgetown will partner with edX, an online learning initiative founded by Harvard and MIT. EdX has developed a software platform featuring MOOCs, or massive open online courses, which allow anyone around the globe to learn online for free from faculty members at top research universities and liberal arts colleges. Read more »
As part of the Doyle Program, a campus-wide collaboration between the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, CNDLS, and Georgetown College, the Doyle faculty fellowships support and challenge Georgetown faculty seeking to foster active student engagement with difference and the diversity of human experience. Read more »
The Engelhard Project focuses on teaching to the whole student by bringing wellness issues into the classroom. Using a curriculum infusion approach, Engelhard faculty fellows link academic course content to health and wellness topics through readings, presentations, discussions led by campus health professionals, and reflective writing assignments. Read more »
The gallery below features a selection of recent and ongoing projects that represent various themes of our work.
A need for renovations in Georgetown’s Language Learning Technology Center offered the chance to rethink how the space could best support collaboration and flexibility for student learning
MyDante is an interactive, multimedia environment for the study of Dante’s Divine Comedy that allows students to add illustrations, annotations, and journal entries to the text of the poem.
Apostolos-Cappadona, a 2011-12 TLT Fellow, designed an assignment that asked her students to uncover Marian images on campus and present them in an online exhibit.
For her TLT fellowship project, Nancy Crego used video and online discussions to help her nursing students reflect on their simulation experiences.
Betsy Sigman, a 2011-12 TLT Fellow, undertook a multi-step course redesign process that involved aligning course goals with new technologies.
Rochelle Davis (SFS) and Adel Iskandar (CCT), faculty participants in the Wikipedia Education Program, asked their students to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to course content.