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Course improvement grant spotlight: “Making Innovative learning videos for elementary Japanese classes”

Sep. 9, 2021—Nozomi Imai, lecturer of Asian studies, recently talked with CFT assistant director Julaine Fowlin about her Course Improvement Grant, “Making Innovative learning videos for elementary Japanese classes.”   Last year when we had to shift to remote and hybrid learning, Nozomi created videos to allow her students to learn at their own pace and provide an...

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Online Teaching

Aug. 9, 2021—This faculty learning community is for Vanderbilt faculty, staff, or grad students who want to dig deeper into online and hybrid course design principles in order to create excellent socially-distanced courses. In our working group, we will explore principles of effective online teaching as described in research literature, expert accounts, and personal perspectives. As a...

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Join Queer Teaching, Queer Thriving: A Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching for All Educators

Aug. 9, 2021—The Center for Teaching and the K.C. Potter Center for LGBTQI Life are proud to offer a 2021-2022 learning community about ways campus educators may help LGBTQI students to thrive academically and socially. Open to all faculty, graduate students, and staff of any background, the learning community will discuss a wide variety of issues: the...

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CFT Announces New Graduate Teaching Fellows

Jul. 29, 2021—L to R: Yvonne Chen (Sociology), Sara Eccleston (Human & Organizational Development), Jose Luis de Ramon Ruiz (Spanish and Portuguese), and Leah Roberts (Human & Organizational Development) The Center for Teaching is excited to welcome the Graduate Teaching Fellows for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Graduate Teaching Fellows provide a variety of services for Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional students and postdocs, including one-on-one consultations on teaching issues and...

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Teaching at Vanderbilt New Faculty Orientation

Jul. 28, 2021—At the beginning of every academic year, the Center for Teaching hosts “Teaching at Vanderbilt,” an orientation for junior and senior faculty new to Vanderbilt. The orientation features an introduction to strategies for launching a successful teaching career at Vanderbilt, with concurrent sessions on a variety of practical topics. Teaching at Vanderbilt is an opportunity...

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