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CFT Working Group: Preparing Syllabi for First Faculty Job

Jun. 30, 2022—By Ransford Pinto During the Spring semester, the CFT organized a working group dedicated to supporting graduate students and postdocs who will be new faculty in the Fall of 2022 to create their needed syllabi in advance of the upcoming school year. In the four bi-weekly meetings, participants engaged in activities focused on Understanding by Design for...

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The CFT Thanks Our Graduate Teaching Fellows

Jun. 28, 2022—By Ransford Pinto The CFT wants to thank our 2021-2022 Graduate Teaching Fellows for their unwavering commitment to teaching values and for completing their 12 months fellowship. To further the university’s teaching mission, our outstanding Fellows remained dedicated to providing optimal pedagogical consultations to other graduate students and postdocs, designed and facilitated Teaching Assistant Orientation for new...

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CFT Celebrates Certificate in College Teaching Graduates

Jun. 13, 2022—By Ransford Pinto Congratulations to all the graduate students and postdocs who completed the Certificate in College Teaching this spring! The Certificate in College Teaching (CiCT), co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and the Graduate School, prepares Vanderbilt graduate students and postdocs who wish to gain a clearer, deeper, more active approach to teaching and...

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