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Episode 36 – Student Learning on Display: Accidental Poisoning by Spanish Fly

Posted by on Friday, September 14, 2012 in Podcast.

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.

Spanish Fly

In this episode, CFT director, Derek Bruff, attends the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program poster session where he talks with Liz DeAngelo, a Junior in the College of Arts and Sciences. DeAngelo describes her summer research project where she spent a month in England studying rare 17th century texts to research accidental poisonings by Cantharides, more commonly known as Spanish Fly.

http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/59/cftpodcast/ep36_spanishfly.mp3 [MP3, 10 min 06 sec]

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