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Come Work at the Center for Teaching!

Jan. 25, 2018—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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Assessment, Implicit Bias, and the Impact on Student Learning, Grad Student & Postdoc Workshop

Mar. 20, 2017—Implicit bias, in its simplest form, describes prejudicial judgment that affects social behavior. Despite its relatively unconscious nature, it is still possible to identify specific attitudes that reflect our predispositions toward socially marginalized groups. In this workshop, we will discuss the ways in which implicit bias, when left unchecked, can adversely affect our teaching and...

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CFT Offers Summer Intensive Grad and Postdoc Programs

Mar. 13, 2017—The Center for Teaching is happy to announce that we are offering two Summer Intensive programs this May for Vanderbilt graduate students and postdocs.  The first Summer Intensive program is for the Certificate in Humanities Teaching & Learning (CHTL) and is open to humanities graduate students and postdocs.  Similar to our academic year-long version of the CHTL,...

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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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CIRTL Network Development Opportunities

Mar. 6, 2015—The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is an NSF Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education. CIRTL has opened registration for upcoming course opportunities. These are free, online events for grad students and post-docs in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) interested in faculty careers. March sessions...

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Announcing Two New Programs for Graduate Students & Post Docs

Aug. 7, 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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