Post Tagged with: "center for new designs in learning and scholarship"

EBENBACH: Take the Time to Reflect

Between the dizziness of recovering from Thanksgiving break and the pressure of oncoming finals, maybe it has not even occurred to you to pause and reflect on the semester that is drawing to a close. But this moment is an opportunity — not just to review the material that is[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Mental Health Project Celebrates 10 Years

The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning, a curricular project that integrates reflective dialogue on health and wellness into academic courses, celebrated its 10th anniversary this October. The project, which is run by the Center for New Designs in Leadership and Scholarship, was created by an initial gift of[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Course Evals Go Online Only

Two years after the online course evaluation system was first introduced in spring 2010, the University Registrar has completely eliminated paper evaluations this semester in addition to  posting evaluation results alongside course descriptions on MyAccess. According to Manager of Faculty Evaluations Caitlin Harding, the online evaluation system was an optional choice[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Profs Talk Innovative Learning

University of California, Santa Barbara professors Linda Adler-Kassner and John Majewski spoke to Georgetown faculty about the different methods of utilizing innovative ways of thinking in the classroom in Lauinger Library Monday afternoon. The event was organized by Director of Writing Curriculum Initiatives Sherry Linkon and was sponsored by the[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Test Prep Program to Develop This Semester

After launching its partnership with Grockit, an online interactive test-prep service, in October, the university is looking to expand the pilot program this spring. According to Randy Bass, executive director of the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship, the purpose of the partnership is to understand students’ natural[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Tech Initiative Gains Ground

The Teaching, Learning and Technologies Initiative has allowed a group of faculty to reinvigorate their classroom experiences with new teaching techniques this academic year. The enterprise, which was launched in May 2011 by the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship and the Gelardin New Media Center, aims to help faculty[Read More…]

by February 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Engelhard Foundation Plans Two Extensive Programs for the Spring

The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship is prepared to undertake two major projects after receiving a $3 million grant from the Charles Engelhard Foundation earlier this semester. Director of the CNDLS Randall Bass explained that the funds, which were received at the end of August, have allowed[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Input at Core of Gen. Ed. Talks

Twice a year, Georgetown students register for classes, among them a host of general education requirements. But a select group of students and faculty are working behind the scenes to change these mandated classes.   The last 25 years have seen various attempts to change the core curricula of Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Faculty Push Undergraduate Research

A group of faculty and staff met yesterday to address the future of student research in the university’s curriculum. Nick Healey, an education expert from the University of Gloucestershire, led the discussion, which resulted in suggestions ranging from increasing salaries for faculty who mentor undergraduate researchers to creating more campus[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News