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BOLD Fellows Program is Accepting Applications

Apr. 7, 2016—We are recruiting graduate students to participate in the BOLD Fellows program beginning in August 2016. 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 develop online modules...

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Crafting Teaching Statements Workshop for Graduate Student & Postdocs

Feb. 8, 2016—In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Date: Wednesday, February 10th Time: 4:15-5:45pm Location: Center for...

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Grad Students, Come Work at the CFT!

Feb. 4, 2016—Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires a number of graduate students as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types...

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Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Improv for the Millennial Learner – Monday, Dec 7th, 3:30-5:00pm

Nov. 30, 2015—Improv for the Millennial Learner Facilitators: Ben Galina & Jane Hirtle, Graduate Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Monday, Dec 7th, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor Never far from an Internet connection, today’s university students move indiscriminately between the online and physical realms. The presence of these “digital...

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Upcoming Teaching Workshops for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Nov. 13, 2015—An Enticing Glimpse into Your Classroom: Crafting an Effective Teaching Portfolio In this workshop we will gather and select documentation to help capture your unique approach to teaching. As a participant, you will receive individualized feedback on your documents which will help you determine how best to describe your pedagogy and to discern which items...

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Graduate Fellow Wins Poster Award at Health Professions Education Research Day

Nov. 5, 2015—Hannah Krimm, PhD student in Hearing & Speech Sciences and a BOLD Fellow, recently received the Blue Ribbon Poster Award at the 2015 Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day (HPERD). Hannah’s poster, entitled “Effect of an Online Learning Module for Transcription and Phonological Awareness,” is based on the study and development of the...

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Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Inclusive Teaching, Wednesday, October 28th

Oct. 18, 2015—Inclusive Teaching Facilitators: Richard Coble & Dani Picard, Graduate Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 28th, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor What is an inclusive classroom? What practices and plans can instructors learn to promote classroom inclusivity? Together, we will examine issues of power and identity...

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CFT Welcomes New Graduate Teaching Fellows

Sep. 18, 2015—This year’s Graduate Teaching Fellows are, left to right, Richard Coble (Religion), Ben Galina (Spanish & Portuguese), Brielle Harbin (Political Science), Jane Hirtle (Psychology and Human Development), and Danielle Picard (History).

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Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Crafting Effective Teaching Statements – Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm

Sep. 13, 2015—Crafting Effective Teaching Statements Facilitator: Dani Picard, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students...

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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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