Vision of Change: Educational Innovation

The Role of Faculty
in Educational Innovation

Georgetown faculty are involved at all levels of our work. We collaborate with educators across all schools and disciplines to develop and pilot innovative course models, build forward facing programmatic curricula and implement structural change to support Georgetown faculty to do their best work as educators.

Our model of innovation

Educational innovation is at the core of our mission to provide a transformative learning experience for every Georgetown Student. Over many years we have developed an approach to innovation in a traditional university that takes on three questions at the same time:

How do you make it possible for new ideas to emerge in a traditional university?

Venture R&D

How do you develop and scale the best ideas?

Applied innovation

How do you ensure that the best new ideas have transformational impact?

Systems change and long-term investment

The Sonneborn PITA, Interdisciplinary Chair and the Venture Fund are all made possible by the generous support of Willian ('yr) and Karen Sonneborn....