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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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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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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight:Allison Schachter

Feb. 8, 2013—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...

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Junior Faculty: Visit Leigh Gilchrist’s HOD class at next week’s teaching visit

Nov. 19, 2012—A Teaching Visit involves a small group of faculty who observe a colleague’s class (on a selected day), followed by an hour of conversation about what was observed, particularly shared teaching challenges. The Center for Teaching has hosted Teaching Visits for many years and they have been among the most productive and helpful events we...

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Junior Faculty: Visit John McClure’s divinity class at next week’s teaching visit

Nov. 12, 2012—A Teaching Visit involves a small group of faculty who observe a colleague’s class (on a selected day), followed by an hour of conversation about what was observed, particularly shared teaching challenges. The Center for Teaching has hosted Teaching Visits for many years and they have been among the most productive and helpful events we...

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Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow Spotlight:Bennett Landman

Nov. 8, 2012— Each month, the CFT Newsletter highlights the work of our Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows. This month, Bennett Landman, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, talks about his teaching philosophy and interests: The opportunity to work with, teach and learn from creative young individuals is one of the great privileges of being a faculty...

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Junior Faculty: Visit John Lachs’s philosophy class at next week’s teaching visit

Nov. 7, 2012—A Teaching Visit involves a small group of faculty who observe a colleague’s class (on a selected day), followed by an hour of conversation about what was observed, particularly shared teaching challenges. The Center for Teaching has hosted Teaching Visits for many years and they have been among the most productive and helpful events we...

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Junior Faculty: Visit Mark Schoenfield’s english class at next week’s teaching visit

Oct. 29, 2012—A Teaching Visit involves a small group of faculty who observe a colleague’s class (on a selected day), followed by an hour of conversation about what was observed, particularly shared teaching challenges. The Center for Teaching has hosted Teaching Visits for many years and they have been among the most productive and helpful events we...

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