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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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Gautam Saha

Georgetown University Qatar
Manager of Educational Technology and Instructional Design
Doha, Qatar
Gautam Saha is the Manager of Educational Technology and Instructional Design at Georgetown University in Qatar. He holds graduate degrees in Chemistry and Instructional Technology. He also holds professional certifications in Learning Management System and Customer Relationship Management software.

Prior to Georgetown University, Gautam was the Instructional Designer at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. At Georgia Tech he developed new courses, consulted with faculty on teaching and learning pedagogy, implemented new enterprise learning technology and was a key member of the team to launch Georgia Tech’s first innovative graduate online Computer Science degree program. Gautam’s career has spanned higher education, K-12, software and telecommunications in private sector/Fortune 100, banking, Federal and State agencies. Gautam has authored and presented in multiple academic publications in journals and professional conferences.

His area of expertise and interest spans eLearning Tools, Learning Management Systems(LMS), ePortfolios, Web 2.0 technologies, Open Source software implementation/customization, Course Development, Classroom Instruction, Technical Training, Learning Pedagogies, and complex technical implementing/customizations/integrations, working in a higher education setting in support of faculty to design courses and integrate technology into a classroom-based, blended, or online course through consultative iterative evaluation cycles.