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  • CNDLS :: Home
    artist Joan Lederman to develop works of art inspired by the Where the Seafloor Melts exhibit Click here to read more about the students work and check out our Flickr stream to see photos from their recent presentations This documentary is the story of the staggering incidence of HIV AIDS in the nation s capitol the people who suffer from the disease and the community activists who seek to remedy the growing problem without government assistance Following the screening Professors John Kraemer NHS and Brian McCabe Sociology will lead a discussion about the film For more information please contact doyleprogram georgetown edu As part of the Wikimedia Foundation s Public Policy Initiative Rochelle Davis SFS integrated Wikipedia into two of her classes with the help of Wikipedia campus ambassadors To learn more about the project watch the video on the left or visit the GLI Website The CNDLS Blog News and Updates Soliya Project Featured in The Hoya November 13 2012 The Hoya recently featured the Soliya project which connects Georgetown students with students around the world using video chat Read More Oded Meyer Joining CNDLS as Scholar in Residence November 12 2012 We are pleased to announce that Oded Meyer has joined CNDLS as a Scholar in Residence Read More New CNDLS Thought Paper November 6 2012 We are pleased to announce that another CNDLS Thought Paper A Case for Open 38 Interconnected Systems in Universities by Marie Selvanadin has been published on the CNDLS publications page Read More More News and Updates CNDLS Labs TLT Event Real time Polling and Data Analysis with Clickers November 19 2012 On November 12th we held our final TLT event for the semester Real time Polling and Data Analysis with Clickers Speaking at the event were Patrick Farace a Senior Technology Specialist

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/ (2012-11-23)
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  • CNDLS :: Initiatives
    Lecture Capture Video Teaching with Clickers Teaching Learning Technology Fellows programs and events Ongoing Programs Apprenticeship in Teaching Program Program in Education Inquiry Justice PEIJ Institutes and Seminars Teaching Learning Innovation Summer Institute TLISI Provost s Seminar on Teaching Learning Workshops Events Resources Event Calendar Upcoming Workshops New Faculty Orientation Resources from Recent Events about Learn More About the Center Contact and Location People Our Staff Join the CNDLS Team CNDLS News CNDLS Labs search CNDLS is the home for the scholarship of teaching and learning at Georgetown By conducting applied research on learning and by inspiring and facilitating innovation in teaching CNDLS supports Georgetown s aim to be a student centered research university CNDLS directs large and small scale projects across a wide range of disciplines characterized by an integrative approach CNDLS current work is driven by an emphasis on the following broad areas of research Teaching to the Whole Person Realizing Georgetown s mission of cura personalis Teaching Learning and Technology 2 0 Promoting thoughtful integration of technology in the classroom Moving Science Pedagogy Forward Reshaping how science is taught at all levels Georgetown Learning Initiatives Enhancing Georgetown s position as an international leader in learning Key Themes

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/initiatives/ (2012-11-23)
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  • CNDLS :: Teaching to the Whole Person
    and Location People Our Staff Join the CNDLS Team CNDLS News CNDLS Labs search Cura Personalis The Jesuit principle of cura personalis is central to Georgetown s educational mission Literally meaning care of the person the phrase cura personalis was used to describe the responsibility of the Jesuit Superior to encourage the fullest possible development of all of the talents of each community member Today the phrase is understood to describe the student centered nature of Georgetown s core educational mission which is realized through a variety of initiatives across campus The mission of teaching to the whole person encompasses a wide range of pedagogical approaches including increasing awareness of different learning styles encouraging students to relate academic material to their lives outside the classroom facilitating reflective thinking and writing taking into account the diversity of student ethnic cultural and religious backgrounds addressing the affective and emotional dimensions of student learning CNDLS sustains and furthers Georgetown s mission of teaching to the whole person by providing cohesive pedagogical support for faculty CNDLS directs a wide range of programs and services designed to help faculty integrate the principle of cura personalis into their classroom teaching From large scale programs such as the ongoing Engelhard Project the Doyle Initiative and the annual Teaching Learning and Innovation Summer Institute TLISI to individual consultations with faculty members on topics such as assessment CNDLS provides a comprehensive resource for faculty development in the area of teaching to the whole person CNDLS partners with other organizations both at Georgetown and beyond to support projects that relate to the mission of teaching to the whole person For example CNDLS is working with Columbia University s Center for New Media Teaching and Learning to design curriculum applications for Project Rebirth a documentary film which portrays the aftermath of

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/initiatives/teaching-to-the-whole-person/ (2012-11-23)
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  • CNDLS :: Teaching, Learning, and Technology 2.0
    PEIJ Institutes and Seminars Teaching Learning Innovation Summer Institute TLISI Provost s Seminar on Teaching Learning Workshops Events Resources Event Calendar Upcoming Workshops New Faculty Orientation Resources from Recent Events about Learn More About the Center Contact and Location People Our Staff Join the CNDLS Team CNDLS News CNDLS Labs search Video Contacts William Garr Assistant Director of Research Development Edward Maloney Managing Director and Director of Research and Development Robert Pongsajapan New Media Designer Marie Selvanadin Web Application Developer Related Links Blackboard Support Global Classroom Teaching Handbook Educational Technology Teaching Learning and Technology Fellows MyDante The Commons Promoting Thoughtful Integration of Technology in the Classroom CNDLS helps faculty explore how to make the best use of technology in their teaching through strategies such as implementing course blogs designing multimedia assignments and using social media for language learning CNDLS staff members collaborate with faculty to research design and develop new software applications to enhance student learning from specific course tools such as the interactive online textbook Optics WebText to the Commons flexible tools for collaboration CNDLS also experiments with new ways to use existing technology modeling and supporting these strategies for faculty Two facets of this key theme are the

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/initiatives/teaching-learning-tech/ (2012-11-23)
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  • CNDLS :: Science Education
    Academic Continuity Lecture Capture Video Teaching with Clickers Teaching Learning Technology Fellows programs and events Ongoing Programs Apprenticeship in Teaching Program Program in Education Inquiry Justice PEIJ Institutes and Seminars Teaching Learning Innovation Summer Institute TLISI Provost s Seminar on Teaching Learning Workshops Events Resources Event Calendar Upcoming Workshops New Faculty Orientation Resources from Recent Events about Learn More About the Center Contact and Location People Our Staff Join the CNDLS Team CNDLS News CNDLS Labs search Video Contacts Janet Russell Associate Director for Science Programs and Instructional Technology Moving Science Pedagogy Forward CNDLS is committed to inspiring and supporting innovation in science education at Georgetown Led by Assistant Director for Science Programs Janet Russell CNDLS collaborates with faculty members on curriculum design and teaching strategies Faculty projects in the sciences incorporate a variety of CNDLS research themes including Assessment Teaching to the Whole Person Technology and Learning and Teaching Strategies for Large Classes These projects span a wide range of courses from introductory classes for non science majors to advanced courses in the School of Nursing and Health Studies For examples of science education at Georgetown visit our Science Education Teaching Commons page Key Themes Teaching to the Whole

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/initiatives/science-education/ (2012-11-23)
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  • CNDLS :: Georgetown Learning Initiatives
    Provost s Seminar on Teaching Learning Workshops Events Resources Event Calendar Upcoming Workshops New Faculty Orientation Resources from Recent Events about Learn More About the Center Contact and Location People Our Staff Join the CNDLS Team CNDLS News CNDLS Labs search Contacts Randall Bass Executive Director Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning Initiatives Related Links GLI Curriculum Enrichment Grants Georgetown Learning Initiative Undergraduate Learning Initiative Booklet Georgetown Learning Initiatives Reimagining the University as a Living Laboratory for Transformative Learning Overview The Georgetown Learning Initiatives GLI are an integrated collection of projects and strategies designed to promote innovative and transformative teaching and learning at Georgetown from student led initiatives to faculty projects to large scale curricular renewal The GLI is at the heart of Georgetown s imperative to lead in designing a new kind of education combining centuries of leadership in teaching with a commitment to navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by the 21st century CNDLS supports a number of GLI programs in various ways To explore the themes of the GLI such as Participatory Learning Teaching the Whole Person Global Learning and Learning through Practice please visit the GLI site The GLI began in 2006 as the Undergraduate Learning

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/initiatives/gli/ (2012-11-23)
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  • CNDLS :: Bottlenecks and Thresholds Initiative
    Faculty Programs Related Links David Pace on the History Learning Project in the Chronicle of Higher Education Teaching Commons Bottlenecks and Thresholds Thresholds of Writing Project Bottlenecks and Thresholds Initiative A course design initiative to help faculty improve students disciplinary thinking and deepen student engagement through writing Where do students get stuck What keeps them from progressing beyond basic understanding What do students find most difficult in courses How might faculty better support students in learning what s necessary for disciplinary thinking and in understanding the most integrative concepts in a course Faculty who teach general education and or disciplinary gateway courses are invited to participate in the Bottlenecks and Thresholds Initiative a new initiative dedicated to exploring these questions and others like them The 2011 Initiative will kick off during this May s Teaching Learning and Innovation Summer Institute with a program inspired by historian David Pace co director of Indiana University s History Learning Project where he has pioneered an approach called Decoding the Disciplines This approach is designed to help professors identify the stumbling blocks in their courses where students get stuck and to devise ways to break these bottlenecks down into smaller components Though the method was originally developed for history courses it has since been adapted for a range of subjects across the curriculum Sometimes these bottlenecks represent threshold concepts a term coined by Meyer and Land to describe ideas that are fundamental to progressing beyond elementary thinking in a discipline The idea of threshold concepts has been explored in CNDLS pilot Thresholds of Writing project which brought together faculty from various departments to discuss strategies for integrating disciplinary writing practices into introductory level courses The Bottlenecks Thresholds Initiative will build on these discussions Faculty participating in this project agree to rethink a component of

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  • CNDLS :: Engelhard Curriculum Infusion Project
    More About the Center Contact and Location People Our Staff Join the CNDLS Team CNDLS News CNDLS Labs search Contacts Randall Bass Executive Director Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning Initiatives Mindy McWilliams Assistant Director for Assessment Joselyn Schultz Lewis Senior Program Coordinator Related Links Engelhard Project Website Bringing Theory to Practice BTtoP Website Teaching Commons Engelhard Project Connecting Life and Learning Teaching to the Whole Person The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning promotes teaching to the whole person and engaged learning through curriculum infusion the introduction of wellness topics into the regular academic content of a course In keeping with Georgetown s focus on social justice some courses also include work in local communities through community based learning The project is a unique collaboration between Academic and Student Affairs at the university with CNDLS serving as the administrative home and the lead on faculty development and assessment Engelhard courses are rewarding for students and faculty alike thanks to the meaningful relationships built between students and faculty the intellectual seriousness with which health and wellness issues are addressed inside the classroom and the dedication of campus health professionals who carefully prepare for and conduct class discussions on sensitive

    Original URL path: https://cndls.georgetown.edu/project/engelhard/ (2012-11-23)
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