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Mark your calendar & spread the word about upcoming August orientations

Teaching at Vanderbilt (TaV), an orientation for junior and senior faculty new to Vanderbilt, will be held from 1p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 20th, 2015, in Buttrick Hall. Those interested in attending should RSVP by August 14th by registering online or by calling the Center for Teaching at (615) 322-7290. Throughout the week following TAV Orientation…

Posted on July 16, 2015 in Events, News, , , , ,


CFT Acknowledges Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

  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…

Posted on May 20, 2015 in News, , ,


Apply to be a Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow!

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…

Posted on April 9, 2015 in News, , ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Jesse Blocher

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…

Posted on February 6, 2015 in News, ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: John Bradley

Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, John Bradley, Senior Lecturer in English, talks about his teaching philosophy and interests:   “Whether in a one-on-one conference with a student in the Writing Studio or in the literature classroom, I aim to help my students harness the…

Posted on January 26, 2015 in News, ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Lily Claiborne

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…

Posted on December 19, 2014 in News, , ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Dan Morgan

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…

Posted on November 11, 2014 in News, , , ,


Celebrating the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

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…

Posted on May 13, 2013 in Events, News, , ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows Reflect on Exemplary Teaching

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…

Posted on May 9, 2013 in Commentary, , ,


Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight:Allison Schachter

Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Allison Schachter, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Program in Jewish Studies, talks about her teaching philosophy and interests. My most exciting moments as a teacher come when I watch students discover the depth and difficulty of a literary…

Posted on February 8, 2013 in News,