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Teaching with Blogs: A Leading Lines Interview with Humberto Garcia

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director I’m happy to announce the start of Season 3 of Leading Lines, a podcast on educational technology co-produced by the Center for Teaching. Our new season launches with an interview with Humberto Garcia, associate professor of English at the University of California at Merced. I met Humberto several years ago…

Posted on August 15, 2017 in News, Podcast, , , , ,


CFT Celebrates Certificate in College Teaching Graduates

Congratulations to the all the participants who completed the Certificate in College Teaching, co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and the Graduate School, and the Certificate in Humanities Teaching and Learning this past year! The purpose of the certificate programs is to assist graduate students and post doctoral fellows who wish to gain a clearer,…

Posted on May 10, 2017 in News, ,


CFT Offers Summer Intensive Grad and Postdoc Programs

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,…

Posted on March 13, 2017 in Events, News, , , ,


THATCamp Vanderbilt: Explore the Digital Humanities November 6-7

This weekend marks the fourth annual THATCamp Vanderbilt, which will occur this Friday and Saturday, November 6th and 7th, at the Vanderbilt Curb Center for Enterprise and Public Policy, located at 1801 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the THATCamp Vanderbilt website to see the latest schedule…

Posted on November 4, 2015 in News, , ,


CFT Congratulates Mellon Certificate Graduates

The Mellon Certificate in Humanities Education is a special section of the CiCT reserved for humanities graduate students and post-docs as part of the Vanderbilt’s Mellon Partners for Humanities Education project. Like the CiCT, the Mellon Certificate program is comprised of a sequential seminar and practicum. We congratulate the graduate students who received certificates. Adam  Burgos…

Posted on May 13, 2015 in News, , , ,


Call for Proposals – Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives: Filling the Void

Guest Post by Megan Myers, Co-President of the GSMLA If you are not a Graduate Student in the French and Italian, German, or Spanish and Portuguese Departments here at Vanderbilt, you likely have not heard of the Graduate Student Modern Language Association (GSMLA). My fellow graduate student in the French Department, Raquelle Bostow, and I…

Posted on January 6, 2015 in News, , , , , ,


THATCamp Vanderbilt:

The third annual THATCamp Vanderbilt will occur this Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, at the Vanderbilt Curb Center, located at 1801 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the THATCamp Vanderbilt website to see the latest schedule developments and to register: http://vanderbiltuniversity2014.thatcamp.org/ THATCamp, which stands for…

Posted on October 22, 2014 in News, , ,


Interested in the Digital Humanities? Apply to be a HASTAC Scholar – Deadline Sept. 1

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director If you’re a graduate student in the humanities interested in exploring the intersections of teaching, scholarship, and technology, please consider applying to be a HASTAC Scholar for 2014-15. The deadline for applications is September 1st. HASTAC (pronounced “haystack”) is the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, a global network…

Posted on August 19, 2014 in News, , , ,


Medicine and Magic: Students as Producers in the Humanities

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director The post below is about a fantastic “Students as Producers” course taught by Vanderbilt’s Holly Tucker. For more ideas on engaging students as producers of knowledge, come to the CFT’s Celebration of Learning next Monday. The event will feature a highly engaging keynote by Georgetown University’s Randy Bass, as well…

Posted on April 16, 2014 in News, , , ,


How to (Re)frame Your Teaching for Non-academic Jobs

By Andrew Greer, Graduate Teaching Fellow  Attention fellow graduate students: Eventually we will seek employment outside of our programs. If you’re like me, your search is in full force. With the majority of academic applications behind me, I’ve switched my strategy to applying for non-academic jobs. This switch not only requires transforming my CV into…

Posted on February 12, 2014 in Events, News, Resource, , , , , ,