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From the Center for Teaching Blog
April 24, 2014 — Biological Sciences Lab Poster Session Next Week
The research-based section of the Intro to Biological Sciences lab (BSCI 111c) is having its poster session next week. The students in the class would appreciate you stopping by to see their work and to ask them questions about what...
April 21, 2014 — Celebration of Learning, 3pm Today in Alumni Hall #VandyCoL
Today’s the day! The Celebration of Learning, 3-6pm in Alumni Hall, is the final event in the Center for Teaching’s “Students as Producers” theme year. The event will feature students and the products of their learning experiences in courses at...
April 18, 2014 — The Mindful PhD: It’s About Our Students
by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director Today is my last day of class, and I feel a little antsy, even a little edgy. I already have a stack of materials to grade, and I’ll be getting another stack today, and then...
April 16, 2014 — Medicine and Magic: Students as Producers in the Humanities
by Derek Bruff, CFT Director The post below is about a fantastic “Students as Producers” course taught by Vanderbilt’s Holly Tucker. For more ideas on engaging students as producers of knowledge, come to the CFT’s Celebration of Learning next Monday....
April 14, 2014 — Vanderbilt ShareFest: Strategies for Communicating Complex Ideas
by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Below is a recap of last week’s Vanderbilt ShareFest. For more ideas on engaging students as producers of knowledge, come to the CFT’s Celebration of Learning next Monday. The event will feature a highly engaging...