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CFT Acknowledges Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

May. 20, 2015—  The CFT acknowledges these junior faculty who participated in the JFTF program this year! This year’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows, left to right: Jesse Blocher (Finance), John Bradley (English), Lily Claiborne (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Alex Da Fonte (Special Education), Ken MacLeish (Medicine, Health, and Society and Anthropology), Dan Morgan (Earth and Environmental Sciences),Haerin Shin (English), and...

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Apply to be a Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow!

Apr. 9, 2015—We are now accepting applications for 2015-16. The CFT’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows program is designed to help you: • Learn from the teaching experiences of colleagues at Vanderbilt. • Develop skills that will enable you to analyze and improve your teaching over time. • Enjoy the community of teachers at Vanderbilt. • Learn to...

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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Jesse Blocher

Feb. 6, 2015—Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Jesse Blocher, Assistant Professor of Finance, talks about his teaching philosophy and interests: I teach Corporate Valuation to MBA, MSF, and MAcc students at the Owen Graduate School of Business. Students come into my class motivated to learn, but...

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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Lily Claiborne

Dec. 19, 2014—Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Lily Claiborne , Senior Lecturer in the department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, talks about her teaching philosophy and interests: In a time when earth processes are moving to the forefront of global issues through climate change and natural...

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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Dan Morgan

Nov. 11, 2014—Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Dan Morgan , Senior Lecturer in the department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, talks about his teaching philosophy and interests: “I enjoy teaching both scientists and nonscientists, and one of my teaching goals is to provide students with skills that...

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CFT Now Accepting Applications for the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows Program

May. 9, 2014—The Center for Teaching offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of instructors at every stage of their teaching career. From graduate students entering the teaching ranks to senior faculty fine-tuning their craft, all instructors will find participation in Center programs an avenue for exploration and discovery in a collegial setting. Research by...

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CFT Proudly Welcomes the 2013 Cohort of Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows!

Aug. 19, 2013— This year’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows are, left to right, Markus Eberl (Anthropology), Max Goldman (Classics), Will Grissom (Biomedical Engineering), Chase Lesane-Brown (Psychology and Human Development), Bryan Lowe (Religious Studies), Gavin Price (Psychology and Human Development), Brian Widmar (Nursing), and Courtney Young (Nursing). Research by Robert Boice (Advice for New Faculty, 2000) and others...

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Celebrating the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

May. 13, 2013—The following is a short speech delivered by Assistant Professor of Theatre, Christin Essin, at the May 3, 2013 Celebration of Teaching.  In 2012-13, Christin was one of the Center for Teaching’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows.  She delivered these remarks to capture her experiences in the fellowship and to celebrate the work of all of...

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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows Reflect on Exemplary Teaching

May. 9, 2013—by Lyndsey Fyffe, 2013 Teaching Certificate Recipient Exemplary teaching was the theme and mantra of the “Innovative and Effective Teaching by Junior Faculty: Cases from the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows” session at the May 3rd Celebration of Teaching at Vanderbilt. Interested junior faculty members in the audience were introduced to the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows...

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