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Accepting Applications for the Teaching Certificate Program

Posted by on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in News.

The CFT Teaching Certificate Program is a self-guided program designed so that Vanderbilt graduate students, professional students, and post-doctoral fellows have an opportunity to develop and refine their teaching skills through three cycles of teaching activities, each consisting of inquiry, experimentation, and reflection phases.

In the first cycle – which is accepting applications now – participants focus on one or more teaching practices to develop and refine. By preparing a teaching statement, participating in CFT workshops, undergoing a classroom observation sequence and then reflecting on their experiences, participants build a strong foundation of understanding and practice in basic teaching practices – which is advantageous in today’s increasingly competitive academic job market.

Applications for Cycle One are being accepted until February 16, 2011.

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