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From the Center for Teaching Blog
October 22, 2014 — THATCamp Vanderbilt:
The third annual THATCamp Vanderbilt will occur this Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, at the Vanderbilt Curb Center, located at 1801 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the THATCamp...
October 13, 2014 — BOLD Fellows Program is Accepting Applications
We are recruiting graduate students to participate in the BOLD Fellows program beginning in January 2015. The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding...
October 6, 2014 — An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching – Starts Today!
“An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching” is a free online course that begins today. The course is a production of the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), a network of 22 research universities, including Vanderbilt,...
September 29, 2014 — Upcoming Faculty Teaching Visit with Keivan Stassun, Professor Physics and Astronomy Tuesday, October 7th
ASTR 205: Principles of Astrophysics Keivan Stassun is a professor of astronomy and the co-director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt MA-to-PhD Bridge program. In ASTR 205, Keivan Stassun guides upper level undergraduates toward a greater understanding of the origin and evolution of...
September 29, 2014 — A New Guide to Course Management Tools
by Derek Bruff, CFT Director As Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students have learned this fall, Vanderbilt’s course management system, OAK (powered by Blackboard), is currently experiencing significant delays. While the OAK team at VUIT continues working to fix these problems,...