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Welcome to Georgetown University’s Teaching, Learning & Innovation Summer Institute, hosted by the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship.

TLISI offers Georgetown University faculty and staff from all campuses the opportunity to explore strategies for excellence in teaching and learning. This year’s Institute will focus on several topic areas, including effective teaching and learning practices, inclusive pedagogies, technology-enhanced learning, Ignatian pedagogy, cross-institutional and cross-departmental collaborations, and more.

We hope you’ll join us in our efforts to make TLISI "green"! We’re partnering with the Office of Sustainability to reduce the environmental impact from this year’s Institute by providing compostable materials and expanding our recycling presence.  Each registrant will also receive a free aluminum water bottle upon picking up your name badge at registration.  You can help us Go Green by bringing your reusable water bottle back with you each day, as we will be limiting our supply of single-use plastics throughout the week.  Stop by our information table anytime Monday-Thursday to learn about ways that you can help your office Go Green!
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Randall Bass

Georgetown University
Vice President, Strategic Education Initiatives
Randy Bass is Vice President for Strategic Education Initiatives and a Professor of English at Georgetown University. In his Vice President role, he leads the Red House incubator for curricular transformation, which serves as Georgetown’s “educational R&D unit.” His writing and digital projects have long focused on the need for innovation and transformation in higher education in order to be responsive to our present and future. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem (with Bret Eynon, 2016), Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education (with Jessie Moore, 2017), and most recently, The New Learning Compact: A Framework for Professional Learning and Educational Change (With Bret Eynon and Laura Gambino, 2019).