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Opportunities for Graduate Students in Digital Humanities

Aug. 27, 2012—The HASTAC Scholar program is a great opportunity for graduate students in the humanities with interests in the use of digital technologies in teaching and scholarship. The CFT will sponsor one of the four 2012-13 HASTAC Scholars, with our Scholar undertaking a survey of technology use by Vanderbilt graduate students in their teaching here on...

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Teaching in the U.S. Classroom

Aug. 27, 2012—The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office and the Center for Teaching are sponsoring an 8-week seminar entitled “Teaching in the U.S. Classroom.”  This seminar is designed specifically for international Teaching Assistants (ITAs) and will be most helpful to those who are new to teaching in the United States. The course will focus on...

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ISSS and CFT to offer Teaching in the U.S. Classroom

Aug. 15, 2012—The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office and the Center for Teaching are sponsoring an 8-week seminar entitled “Teaching in the U.S. Classroom.”  This seminar is designed specifically for international Teaching Assistants (ITAs) and will be most helpful to those who are new to teaching in the United States. The course will focus on...

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Registration available for the Professional Skills for Industry Careers BRET Symposium

Jul. 31, 2012—  Time and Date: Monday, August 13, 1:30-5:00PM (main workshop) Tuesday, August 14, 9:00-10:30 (follow-up Q & A with workshop leaders) Location: Light Hall, room # TBA   Who should attend the Professional Skills for Careers in Industry workshop? The workshop is for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows in the sciences who are considering careers in...

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Announcing Two New Programs for Graduate Students

Jul. 17, 2012—Over the past year, the CFT has devoted significant time to planning and developing improved programs for graduate & professional students and post-doctoral fellows.  We’re excited to share news of those developments with you now. More specifically, in an effort focus our energies on what we know and do best, we’ve made revisions to the...

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Graduate Teaching Fellows 2012-13

Jun. 13, 2012—The Center for Teaching is excited to announce its incoming Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTFs) for 2012-13. GTFs provide a variety of services for Vanderbilt’s graduate, post doc and professional students, including one-on-one consultations on teaching issues and professional development, syllabus and course design, interpreting and responding to student evaluations, writing teaching statements, and engaging techniques...

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Congratulations to the 2012 Teaching Certificate Recipients

May. 4, 2012—The Center for Teaching congratulates the 16 graduate students who completed the requirements to receive their Teaching Certificate this spring. These individuals were: Elizabeth Adolph, Chemical Engineering Robert Brucker, Biological Sciences Angela Cowser, Graduate Department of Religion Wenyue Du, Biological Sciences Menghun Goh, Graduate Department of Religion Jenna Gorlewicz, Mechanical Engineering Beth Koontz, Anthropology Ebany...

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Celebration of Teaching Spotlight: Teaching Certificate Recipients

Apr. 20, 2012—The CFT, in conjunction with the Graduate School, invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 2nd in celebrating teaching on the Vanderbilt campus, including the 2011-12 recipients of the Teaching Certificate: Jenna Toennies Gorlewicz, Mechanical Engineering Mike Myers, Mechanical Engineering Margarita Prieto, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Elizabeth Adolph, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Jessica Riviere,...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 4/17: Alternative academic careers

Apr. 13, 2012—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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Upcoming Event: SoTL Symposium

Apr. 4, 2012—The Center for Teaching is pleased to announce an upcoming event that merges research and teaching. A symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) will be held on April 12, 2012 from 4:00-5:30 at the Center for Teaching. The format will include: Roundtable sessions with fellow graduate students who’ve successfully applied their research...

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