Senior Product Designer Nico Staple and Postdoctoral Fellow Elizabeth Edenberg are scheduled to present at this year’s annual Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI)
On the first floor of Healy Hall, directly across from the Institute’s Bioethics Research Library, students are challenged to reflect and engage with each other on timely, real-life ethical issues.
Ethics Lab team members Nico Staple and Elizabeth Edenberg took some of the lab’s empathy mapping kit prototypes to share with local high schoolers, educators, and administrators in two back-to-back workshops.
The Ethics Lab recently hosted multiple design sessions on big data. The team is currently identifying experts from academia and Georgetown’s alumni network to collaborate on the development and delivery of a new course for next year as well as direct impact projects on campus and beyond.
Director Maggie Little speaks about the KIE’s MOOC, EthicsLab, and Conversations in Bioethics to the twenty-first meeting of the US Presidential Commission on Bioethical Issues.
The second iteration of this path-breaking course features ten weeks of refreshed and expanded content on a custom-built platform.
A collaboration of the KIE’s EthicsLab and an independent school in New Jersey, the program is a design- and ethics-intensive experience aimed at elite high school students.
Students in a Fall 2014 Introduction to Bioethics course had an unusual chance to confront ethical issues around genomic sequencing head-on.
An innovative introduction to bioethics involves design-based collaboration with two related courses: Biology & Rhetoric.
The KIE wins a grant from Georgetown’s Center for New Designs in Learning & Pedagogy (CNDLS) via its Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ITEL).
Georgetown’s The Hoya spotlights alumna Kathy Hugin’s $3.6 million gift to fund a faculty chair at the KIE and the KIE’s Ethics Lab to honor her late father.
A transformative gift from alumna Kathleen McNamara Hugin will fund a faculty chair in ethics and expand the KIE’s Ethics Lab.
In Travis Rieder’s “hybrid” Introduction to Bioethics, students access lecture content from the KIE’s MOOC online, and save class time for interactive discussion and personal mentorship.
Studio 105, an EthicsLab-sponsored course offering an undergraduate introduction to bioethics, is featured on the Provost-led “Future(s) of the University” blog for its studio-based learning method.
KIE director Maggie Little comments on the future of higher education and the role MOOCs might play in it.
The Introduction to Bioethics massive open online course (MOOC) that debuted on edX last April will be preserved for posterity in a university-wide repository.
Students from around the world who successfully completed the KIE’s Introduction to Bioethics MOOC were rewarded for their efforts today with a certificate of completion from edX.
After taking the KIE’s Introduction to Bioethics MOOC, a group of forty students and teachers visited the KIE for a half-day intensive session with designers and faculty at the KIE’s EthicsLab.