Episode 19 – Teaching Challenging Topics
In this episode, we feature a panel discussion with Melissa Snarr, Assistant Professor of Ethics and Society; Brian Griffith, Assistant Clinical Professor for Human and Organizational Development; Vanessa Beasley, Associate Professor with Communication Studies; and Tiffiny Tung, Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department. In this discussion, the four talk about strategies they use when covering difficult topics in their disciplines.
[MP3, 55 min 35 sec]
- Vanessa Beasley, Associate Professor with Communication Studies
- Brian Griffith, Assistant Clinical Professor for Human and Organizational Development
- Melissa Snarr home, Assistant Professor of Ethics and Society
- Tiffiny Tung, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Please take a minute or two to leave a comment here and share your thoughts about teaching challenging topics. Vanderbilt instructors are also welcome to call the Center for Teaching at 615-322-7290 to arrange a meeting with a CFT teaching consultant. We’re glad to help you reflect on and explore the various choices you make as a teacher and to connect you with resources you’ll find useful as you design, implement, and assess learning experiences for your students.