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TAing to Thousands: A Graduate Student MOOC Panel

March 19, 2014 — What is it like to serve as a teaching assistant in a course with thousands of students? On February 24, 2014, the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning, Center for Teaching, Graduate School, and Jean & Alexander Heard Library co-sponsored a...... KEEP READING »

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Eric Mazur

Using Peer Instruction to Flip Your Classroom: Highlights from Eric Mazur’s Recent Visit

April 15, 2013 — by CFT Director Derek Bruff On April 4th, during his talk at the School of Medicine, Harvard physics professor Eric Mazur polled an audience of Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students, asking us how we learned what we need to know...... KEEP READING »

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Strategies for Grading Workshop: Additional Resources

September 13, 2012 — CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow, Beth Koontz, offers additional resources on grading and assessing student work. The CFT recently hosted a teaching workshop on Effective and Efficient Grading focusing on the purposes of grading and how to grade in ways that...... KEEP READING »

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Paul McDonald @ Senior Design Day

Episode 30 – Student Learning on Display: Spinach-Powered Solar Cells

May 4, 2012 — In an effort to better understand student learning, particularly deep learning, as it occurs at Vanderbilt, the CFT is producing a special series of podcasts highlighting student projects across a variety of disciplines. In this episode we join CFT Director...... KEEP READING »

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Teaching Outside the Classroom – Part Two

May 4, 2011 — by John Morrell Graduate Teaching Fellow, CFT On April 5, 2011, the Center for Teaching hosted a “Conversation on Teaching” on the topic of “Teaching Outside the Classroom.” This is the second installment of a two-part blog post covering the...... KEEP READING »

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Teaching Outside the Classroom – Part One

April 29, 2011 — by John Morrell Graduate Teaching Fellow, CFT On April 5, 2011, the Center for Teaching hosted a “Conversation on Teaching” on the topic of “Teaching Outside the Classroom.”  This is the first installment of a two-part blog post covering the...... KEEP READING »

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Student Engagement Techniques

Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty

October 21, 2010 — Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty by Elizabeth F. Barkley (Jossey-Bass, 2010) From the publisher… Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country,yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been...... KEEP READING »

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