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Upcoming Event: Teaching to Thousands: A Conversation about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Join us for this upcoming Conversation on Teaching! Teaching to Thousands: A Conversation about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)   Last September, Vanderbilt announced a partnership with Coursera, an online platform for open-access, non-credit classes, available at no cost to participants.  Such courses have been dubbed “MOOCs,” or massive open online courses, and Vanderbilt faculty…

Posted on February 14, 2013 in Events, ,


Upcoming Event: How to Wiki

Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! How to Wiki  Date & Time: Tuesday, November 6 4:10-5:30pm As digital collaboration becomes more commonplace in Vanderbilt courses, you may want to think about adding a wiki to help support your course activities. Wikis are simple Web pages that allow multiple people edit and update documents without having to…

Posted on October 29, 2012 in Events, ,


Upcoming Event: Using Clickers: A hands-on workshop

Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Using Clickers: A hands-on workshop  Date & Time: Monday, October 22 4:10-5:30pm Clickers, also known as classroom response systems, allow students to provide instructors with instant feedback and quick responses to questions. Clickers support instructional goals through a variety of uses including real-time assessment of understanding, paired or group…

Posted on October 15, 2012 in Events, , ,


Upcoming Event: Teaching with Blogs – It’s Not About Sharing What You Had for Breakfast

Join us for this upcoming Conversation on Teaching! Teaching with Blogs – It’s Not About Sharing What You Had for Breakfast Date & Time: Tuesday, October 16 4:10-5:30pm   Increasingly, Vanderbilt instructors are incorporating blogs into their course design. While blogs help students reflect on, comment about, and introduce new ideas to course material, they also require…

Posted on October 9, 2012 in Events, , ,


Upcoming Event: Feminist Pedagogies

Join us for this upcoming Conversation on Teaching! Feminist Pedagogies Date & Time: Tuesday, October 2 4:10-5:30pm   Join us for a discussion of feminist pedagogy, or teaching in ways that are informed by the feminist valuing of community, diversity, experience, empowerment, and a collaborative construction of knowledge.  Panelists and participants will share how they implement these…

Posted on September 25, 2012 in Events, ,


Upcoming Event: Going Public with Teaching Evaluations

Join us for this upcoming Conversation on Teaching! Going Public with Teaching Evaluations Date & Time: Tuesday, September 25 4:10-5:30pm   Beginning this Fall, Vanderbilt students will have access to quantitative information from course evaluations so that they may be more informed about their choices of instructors and classes.  This is part of a larger…

Posted on September 18, 2012 in Events, ,


Upcoming Event: Making the Most of Office Hours

Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Making the Most of Office Hours  Date & Time: Thursday, September 20  4:10-5:30pm Everyone who teaches holds office hours, but few intentionally approach these moments with students as opportunities for significant learning. This workshop will explore these one-on-one or small-group teaching situations and provide tips for managing time,…

Posted on September 13, 2012 in Events, ,


Upcoming event: Strategies for Grading

Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Strategies for Grading Date & Time: Thursday, September 13  4:10-5:30pm Grading can be a source of stress for TAs, especially at the beginning of your graduate career. This hands-on workshop will familiarize participants with a variety of grading strategies and address questions like ‘What kind of feedback should…

Posted on September 6, 2012 in Events, ,


Upcoming Event: Effective and Efficient Grading (New & Returning Faculty Only)

Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Effective and Efficient Grading  (Faculty Only)  Date & Time: Tuesday, August 21 11:00am-1:00pm This workshop will focus on grading in ways that help students learn more deeply and save time for the instructor.  Participants will come away with strategies, resources, and tips for establishing grading criteria and rubrics for…

Posted on August 14, 2012 in Events, ,


Upcoming Event: Hands-on PowerPoint Clinic (New & Returning Faculty Only)

Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Hands-on PowerPoint Clinic (Faculty Only)   Date & Time: Monday, August 20 11:00am-1:00pm. We have all experienced the pain of a bad PowerPoint presentation. And even though we promise ourselves never to make the same mistakes, we can still fall prey to similar PowerPoint traps.  The good news is…

Posted on August 13, 2012 in Events, , ,