Pedagogies & Strategies

First and foremost, teaching remotely requires the ability to be flexible in our teaching. To this end, CNDLS has created these resources to support you as you develop pedagogy, strategies, and teaching techniques. These research-based ideas underpin our approach throughout this site. Explore freely to find the resources that will help you meet your course goals and support your students.

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Guides & Resources

This resource focuses on integrating wellbeing and accessibility to attend to the social, emotional, intellectual, and scholarly development of your students.

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This resource considers how to encourage your students to take active roles in their learning. 

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Utilizing asynchronous sessions can improve learning outcomes. This is a guide to engaging students specifically in the asynchronous modality.

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This resource provides ways to adapt your CBL course for remote responses to community partner needs.

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Successful classrooms foster collaborative engagement. This is a guide to building community in a remote learning environment.

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This is a collection of ideas and resources for faculty who actively seek to engage students in charged conversations, as well as those simply looking to be more prepared when difficult topics arise.

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This resource discusses ways to sustain and enrich student engagement with course material during remote learning.

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This resource overviews and offers resources for Experiential Learning, a high impact practice that is directly correlated with student retention. 

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First-year seminars hold a special place in the unique Georgetown undergraduate experience. This is a guide to teaching first-year seminars remotely.

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This resource shares six principles for effectively teaching writing to new students in a digital learning environment.

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This resource covers approaches to collecting teaching feedback from your students.

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A hybrid, ‘HyFlex’ course offers in-person and online engagement options for any class session. This is a guide to teaching in a hybrid modality to maximize your students’ learning choices.

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This resource discusses cultivating a sense of belonging among your students, which is an important predictor of academic success.

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This resource shares proven methods for adapting labs to a remote learning environment. 

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Developing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills is essential to foreign language study. This is a guide to bringing collaborative language learning online. 

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Adapting large lecture classes to an online learning environment can benefit student engagement. This is a guide to moving your large lecture classes online.

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This resource covers use of different media types to create course content and maximize accessibility for your students.

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This resource explores pedagogical approaches that encourage your students to learn both with and from each other.

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This resource provides strategies for designing and implementing an engaging, online writing experience for your students.

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