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Ask Professor Pedagogy: Disruptive Students

Jul. 12, 2013—Ask Professor Pedagogy is a twice monthly advice column written by Center for Teaching staff. One aspect of our mission is to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning, so we welcome questions and concerns that arise in the classroom; particularly those from Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. If you have a question that you’d like...

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Upcoming Event: Student Incivility

Feb. 2, 2012—Join us for this upcoming teaching workshop! Student Incivility Date & Time:      February 6, 4:10-5:30 Facilitator:           Bill Hardin, Graduate Teaching Fellow Format:                Teaching Workshop Audience:           Graduate Students and Post-Docs This session will explore how instructors can manage incivilities in the classroom-distracting behaviors such as “grade-grubbing,” cheating, rudeness, inattention due to laptops and...

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Upcoming workshops address topics Vanderbilt TAs need to know about

Jan. 25, 2012—Clickers, Clickers Everywhere Clickers are popping up in classrooms across the university – in physics, math, psychology, biomedical engineering – and other universities are seeing the same increase in use. And it’s easy to see why – clickers have been proven to increase class participation and improve attendance, assess class understanding of a topic, and...

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