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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Anand Vivek Taneja

Oct. 15, 2015— Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month Anand Vivek Taneja, Religious Studies, talks about his teaching philosophy and interests. Anand Vivek Taneja I am an anthropologist of religion, and I work on new religious forms and inter-religious relations in modern South Asia. My book, Jinnealogy: Time, Islam,...

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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlights: Karen Hande and Ravindra Duddu

Sep. 17, 2015—Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Karen Hande, Instructor in Nursing, and Ravindra Duddu, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, talk about their teaching philosophy and interests. Karen Hande My interest in teaching began when I precepted nurse practitioner students in my practice.  It...

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CFT Proudly Welcomes the 2015 Cohort of Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows!

Aug. 12, 2015—This year’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows are, left to right, Gabriel Briggs (English), Courtney Cook (Nursing), Larisa DeSantis (Earth and Environmental Science), David Diehl (Human and Organizational Development), Anita Disney (Psychology), Ravindra Duddu (Civil and Environmental Engineering), Melissa Glassford (Nursing), Karen Hande (Nursing), David Laird (Leadership, Policy, and Organizations), Abby Parish (Nursing), Anna Richmond (Nursing),...

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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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