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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Lijun Song

Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Lijun Song, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society talks about her teaching philosophy and interests. “Social interaction between teachers and students must be reciprocal and cooperative. A teacher should identify…

Posted on May 6, 2011 in News, ,


See What I Mean: Using Prezi in Mathematics

This is a guest post by Hang Wang, a graduate student in mathematics. The post is part of our spring “See What I Mean” blog series highlighting the effective use of visuals in presentations and lectures. At a math conference in May 2010, I was impressed by a presentation in which the speaker, Scott Morrison…

Posted on May 3, 2011 in News, , , , ,


From a Student’s View: Distributions of Grades

This is a guest post by Travis Meyer, Vanderbilt Class of 2012 and biomedical engineering major. The post is part of our spring “From a Student’s View” blog series. We occasionally feature guest posts here on the blog as part of our efforts to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning among Vanderbilt faculty, students, and…

Posted on April 14, 2011 in News, , , ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Sean M. Polyn

Each month, the CFT Blog highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Sean Polyn, Assistant Professor of Psychology talks about his teaching philosophy and interests. My research focuses on how people remember things that happened to them recently. Since starting, I have taught Principles of Experimental Design twice. This is a…

Posted on April 6, 2011 in News, ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Haoxiang Luo

Each month, the CFT Blog highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Haoxiang Luo, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering talks about his teaching philosophy and interests. “I believe that theoretical concepts and applications should go hand in hand, particularly for engineering students.” Having taught for three years about fluid mechanics at…

Posted on March 24, 2011 in News, ,


From a Student’s View: Fair Attendence Policies

This is a guest post by Erin Baldwin, Vanderbilt Class of 2014. The post is part of our spring “From a Student’s View” blog series. We occasionally feature guest posts here on the blog as part of our efforts to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning among Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. We recognize that…

Posted on March 21, 2011 in News, , , ,


See What I Mean: Using Prezi for Non-Linear Presentations

This is a guest post by Hillary Knudson, Vanderbilt Class of 2013 and political science major. The post is part of our spring “See What I Mean” blog series highlighting the effective use of visuals in presentations and lectures. I created my first PowerPoint presentation in 1999 for a research project on Ecuador. Since that…

Posted on March 2, 2011 in News, , , ,


From a Student’s View: Freedom and Structure within a Course

This is a guest post by Mara Truslow, Vanderbilt Class of 2013 and Ingram Scholar. The post is part of our spring “From a Student’s View” blog series. We occasionally feature guest posts here on the blog as part of our efforts to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning among Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff….

Posted on February 21, 2011 in News, , , ,


From a Student’s View: What Does an A Mean?

This is a guest post by Xiaoyu Qi, Vanderbilt Class of 2012, the first in our spring “From a Student’s View” blog series. We occasionally feature guest posts here on the blog as part of our efforts to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning among Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. We recognize that everyone’s teaching…

Posted on February 14, 2011 in News, , , ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Shaul Kelner

Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Shaul Kelner, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies Vanderbilt University talks about his teaching philosophy and interests: In designing my curricula, I use broad orienting questions and overarching conceptual frameworks both as structuring principles that divide the units…

Posted on February 4, 2011 in News, , ,