Georgetown’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) and Ethics Lab held an in-depth and hands-on workshop at this year’s SXSW EDU Conference and Festival. The workshop, Design Tools for Creative Ethics Education, introduced educators to Ethics Lab’s latest set of teaching tools developed to tackle complex moral problems in the classroom.
We’re excited to announce our bioethics and Ethics Lab course line-up for the Spring 2018 semester. This is a tentative list that will be updated in the coming months, but each of the listed courses below is available for pre-registration. All bioethics courses listed also count towards the bioethics minor.
Joining a suite of cross-campus efforts aimed at the science and ethics of data, the KIE will sponsor a full year of data ethics courses in the Institute’s Ethics Lab.
Come check out our newest offering of courses that count toward the bioethics minor—now available for pre-registration.
This month, we interviewed Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas to find out more about his new course and how he is settling into life at a new university.
Explore the fall lineup of courses in bioethics for undergraduates and graduate students at Georgetown.
With nearly double the submissions as last year’s inaugural competition, the second Showcase event featured many student winners in a variety of categories.
Student work featured in the 2015 Bioethics Research Showcase, interviews with student winners about their work, and an array of event photos and more are featured in this new gallery.
Cassie Herbert was awarded a Georgetown Graduate Student Teaching Award for her Spring 2014 course in bioethics.
Winners in creative and analytic categories were selected by a jury of bioethics and disciplinary experts, and honored at the Showcase’s two evening events on April 15 & 16.
The second iteration of this path-breaking course features ten weeks of refreshed and expanded content on a custom-built platform.
The KIE’s Undergraduate Bioethics Research Showcase, a juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories and disciplines, features submissions from a surprising array of schools, majors, and class years.
In collaboration with the Red House curriculum incubator, and under the aegis of the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative, faculty of the KIE and its EthicsLab are working to reinvent undergraduate education at Georgetown.
Colin Hickey’s Spring 2015 “Debates in Bioethics” class blends the curricular and the extra-curricular, with case-based learning and an opportunity for select students to compete on Georgetown’s national-champion debate team.
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).
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.