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Making the most out of educational videos

by Cynthia J. Brame, CFT Assistant Director Faculty Focus recently released the results of a survey on the flipped classroom, reporting that approximately three quarters of the >1000 respondents had tried flipping the classroom—and that most of them (>60%) found the experience positive for themselves and their students. While about three-fourths of the respondents found…

Posted on August 31, 2015 in News, Resource, , ,


Effective educational videos

By Cynthia J. Brame, CFT Assistant Director Print Version Brame, C.J. (2015). Effective educational videos. Retrieved [todaysdate] from http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/effective-educational-videos/. Video has become an important part of higher education. It is integrated as part of traditional courses, serves as a cornerstone of many blended courses, and is often the main information delivery mechanism in MOOCs. Several…

Posted on August 17, 2015 in , , , , , , , , ,


Teaching Workshops to Help You Prepare for Fall Courses

During the week classes begin, the CFT will be offering the following workshops for new and returning faculty: Teaching Inclusively to Diverse Groups Date: Monday, August 24 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Center for Teaching Facilitator: Joe Bandy, CFT Assistant Director Audience: New and Returning Faculty In our increasingly diverse classrooms, it is important to support the development…

Posted on August 10, 2015 in Events, News, , , , ,


Flipping the Classroom: Putting Principles Into Practice

Date: Tuesday, August 25 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Center for Teaching Facilitator: Cynthia Brame, CFT Assistant Director Audience: New and Returning Faculty The flipped classroom has captured the attention of the higher education community with its promise to help students prepare before class for more engaged, critical learning in class. The ideas behind the flipped classroom…

Posted on August 3, 2015 in Events, , ,


A Conversation on Flipped Classrooms

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director On March 7th, the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) hosted the second in a series of Conversations on Digital Pedagogy. These conversations are meant to provide members of the Vanderbilt teaching community opportunities to learn from each other as they explore creative and effective uses of…

Posted on April 22, 2015 in Resource, , , ,


The Flipped Classroom, a Conversation on Digital Pedagogy, April 7th

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director On March 19th, the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) hosted the first in a series of Conversations on Digital Pedagogy. These conversations are meant to provide members of the Vanderbilt teaching community opportunities to learn from each other as they explore creative and effective uses of…

Posted on April 1, 2015 in Events, , ,


Upcoming Conversations on Digital Pedagogy

Interest in seeing what effective educational technology use looks like in practice is fueling a new series of conversations on teaching sponsored by the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL). Conversations on Digital Pedagogy, will feature Vanderbilt instructors describing and reflecting on the ways they use educational technologies to enhance student learning….

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Events, , , , ,


I’ve Flipped My Classroom. Now What?

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director “A few years ago if I had said flipped classroom to them, most faculty would have given me a blank stare,” said Derek Bruff, director of the center and a senior lecturer in mathematics. “Now they are coming to us wanting more detail. The speed of that change and the…

Posted on February 17, 2014 in News, Resource, , , ,


Class Time Reconsidered: Making the Most of 150 Minutes a Week

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director. Cross-posted from Derek’s blog, Agile Learning. I spent last Friday in sunny Denver, Colorado, catching up with my grad school colleague Nick Galatos and giving a talk on, well, the flipped classroom for the University of Denver mathematics department. I hesitate to use the term “flipped classroom” because I had…

Posted on October 29, 2013 in News, , ,


Wrapping a MOOC: CFT Study Published in the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT)

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Last fall, Vanderbilt computer science professor Doug Fisher “flipped” his graduate-level course on machine learning. Instead of having his students read their textbook before class or watch lecture videos that he created, as is typical for a “flipped” classroom, Doug asked his students to prepare for class by taking another…

Posted on September 30, 2013 in News, , , , , ,