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Be Part of the Teaching, Gender, and Sexuality Learning Community

Sep. 4, 2015—All year, the CFT continues its attention to issues of teaching, difference, and power by organizing a learning community on Teaching, Gender, and Sexuality.  The hope for the group is to have a dynamic discussion of, both the many issues that arise when teaching a student body of varied gendered and sexual identities, and how...

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CFT Acknowledges Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

May. 20, 2015—  The CFT acknowledges these junior faculty who participated in the JFTF program this year! This year’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows, left to right: Jesse Blocher (Finance), John Bradley (English), Lily Claiborne (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Alex Da Fonte (Special Education), Ken MacLeish (Medicine, Health, and Society and Anthropology), Dan Morgan (Earth and Environmental Sciences),Haerin Shin (English), and...

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Blended & Online Learning Design (BOLD) Fellows

May. 15, 2015—  Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching and the CIRTL Network(Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) share a mission to enhance excellence in undergraduate teaching by offering the BOLD Fellows program. The CFT honors the six faculty/student teams that created online instructional modules during the program’s inaugural year! We invite you to hear presentations of their...

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CFT Congratulates Mellon Certificate Graduates

May. 13, 2015—The Mellon Certificate in Humanities Education is a special section of the CiCT reserved for humanities graduate students and post-docs as part of the Vanderbilt’s Mellon Partners for Humanities Education project. Like the CiCT, the Mellon Certificate program is comprised of a sequential seminar and practicum. We congratulate the graduate students who received certificates. Adam  Burgos...

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Apply to be a Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow!

Apr. 9, 2015—We are now accepting applications for 2015-16. The CFT’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows program is designed to help you: • Learn from the teaching experiences of colleagues at Vanderbilt. • Develop skills that will enable you to analyze and improve your teaching over time. • Enjoy the community of teachers at Vanderbilt. • Learn to...

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BOLD Fellows Program is Accepting Applications

Apr. 8, 2015—  We are recruiting graduate students to participate in the BOLD Fellows program beginning in August 2015. The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students or postdocs to design...

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BOLD Fellows Program is Accepting Applications

Nov. 13, 2014—We are recruiting graduate students to participate in the BOLD Fellows program beginning in January 2015. The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students or postdocs to design and...

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SoTL Scholars Program is Accepting Applications

Nov. 10, 2014—The SoTL Scholars Program introduces participants to the principles and practices of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, an international, multidisciplinary field of disciplinary specialists studying student learning. SoTL is a synthesis of teaching, learning, and research in higher education that aims to bring a scholarly lens—the curiosity, the inquiry, the rigor, the disciplinary variety—to...

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BOLD Fellow Zane Ricks Creates Interactive Learning Module for Biostatistics Course

Jan. 6, 2014—The BOLD Fellows program is designed to bring together graduate students and faculty members interested in blended and online learning. Graduate students develop online learning modules for implementation in a faculty mentor’s course and then gather data on the effects of the modules on student learning. BOLD Fellow Zane Ricks worked with faculty mentor Dr....

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Celebrating the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

May. 13, 2013—The following is a short speech delivered by Assistant Professor of Theatre, Christin Essin, at the May 3, 2013 Celebration of Teaching.  In 2012-13, Christin was one of the Center for Teaching’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows.  She delivered these remarks to capture her experiences in the fellowship and to celebrate the work of all of...

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