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‘Community Engagement’

Join the CFT’s Learning Community on Community Engagement Pedagogies

Sep. 8, 2015—The CFT is proud to continue its programming for faculty and graduate students interested in community engagement pedagogies (often called service learning), with a year-long discussion group or learning community.  As former Vanderbilt faculty Janet Eyler and Dwight E. Giles once stated, service learning is “a form of experiential education where learning occurs through a...

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Community Engagement Expert to Visit CFT November 12th

Nov. 5, 2012—The Center for Teaching is hosting a conversation with Barbara Holland, recognized internationally for her expertise on organizational change in higher education, community engagement, service-learning, and partnerships. Her talk entitled “The Strategic Importance of Community Engagement to University Success” will be held at the Center for Teaching on Monday, November 12th at 4:00pm. Dr. Holland...

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Episode 35 – Student Learning on Display: Electrocardiogram Chair

Aug. 29, 2012—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. In this episode, CFT director, Derek Bruff, attends a poster session where he talks with Hannah Pauly and Corey Peak, two members...

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From the Director

Aug. 3, 2012—It’s been fascinating in recent weeks to read story after story about open, online education.  Last spring, online courses at a handful of universities attracted hundreds of thousands of students.  This summer brought news of more institutions experimenting in this arena, partnering with online education companies to do so.  All this buzz has led to...

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Episode 33 – Student Learning on Display: Texting While Driving Campaign

Jul. 25, 2012—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. In this episode CFT Director Derek Bruff reports on-location from the  Human and Organizational Development Department’s Nashville Internship IMPACT Award Competition, where...

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