Center for Teaching


The Center for Teaching shares Vanderbilt University’s commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. We honor this commitment by promoting teaching and learning as ongoing and collaborative processes of inquiry, experimentation, and reflection. Our programs and services are available to the entire university’s teaching community, including full-time and part-time faculty, teaching assistants, post-doctoral fellows, and anyone else involved in the instructional process at Vanderbilt.


From the Center for Teaching Blog

Upcoming Events

Teaching Assistant Orientation
 (TAO) 2016
Wednesday, August 17th
9:00am-4:15pm (lunch provided 
for registered participants)
Buttrick Hall
See orientation page for details

Teaching at Vanderbilt
New Faculty Orientation
 (TAO) 2016
Thursday, August 18th
1:00pm-5:00pm 
Buttrick Hall
See orientation page for details

Teaching Guides

The CFT has prepared guides to a variety of teaching topics with summaries of best practices, links to other online resources, and information about local Vanderbilt resources.

Photo Gallery

Visit the CFT photostream

Program Completion Celebration Reception

Program Completion Celebration Reception

Program Completion Celebration Reception

Program Completion Celebration Reception

Hannah Krimm Graduate Student in Hearing & Speech Sciences BOLD Fellow

Laine Walters Young Graduate Student in Religion, Psychology, & Culture Mellon Certificate in Humanities Education Recipient

Laine Walters Young Graduate Student in Religion, Psychology, & Culture Mellon Certificate in Humanities Education Recipient

Hannah Krimm Graduate Student in Hearing & Speech Sciences BOLD Fellow

Laine Walters Young Graduate Student in Religion, Psychology, & Culture Mellon Certificate in Humanities Education Recipient

Robert A. Marx Graduate Student in Human & Organizational Development Certificate in College Teaching Recipient

Robert A. Marx Graduate Student in Human & Organizational Development Certificate in College Teaching Recipient

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Robert A. Marx Graduate Student in Human & Organizational Development Certificate in College Teaching Recipient

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Vivian Finch Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching

Vivian Finch Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching

Vivian Finch Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching

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Blackboard support at CFT

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