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‘Laboratory Classes’

Teaching labs remotely

Apr. 3, 2020—by Cynthia Brame, CFT associate director As we start to prepare for teaching summer courses online, some instructors are making the shift toward teaching labs online. As many lab courses are designed to be about learning from hands-on, messy, real-world exploration, this shift can be a challenge. Use your goals as your guide One of...

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Teaching Innovations at Vanderbilt: Neil Kelley, Jennifer Bradham and Class Simulations

May. 27, 2019—By Faith Rovenolt, CFT undergraduate intern Neil Kelley teaches EES 1030L: Oceanography Lab, assisted by his TAs, Michaela Peterson and Jennifer Bradham. I was able to speak with Kelley and Bradham about a specific lab that, quite frankly, made me want to take the course just so I could be a part of it. And...

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Biological Sciences Lab Poster Session Next Week

Apr. 24, 2014—The research-based section of the Intro to Biological Sciences lab (BSCI 111c) is having its poster session next week. The students in the class would appreciate you stopping by to see their work and to ask them questions about what they’ve done over the course of the semester. Please plan on stopping by! Wednesday, April...

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Ask Professor Pedagogy: Lab Sessions

Nov. 16, 2012—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: Teaching Laboratory Classes

Oct. 19, 2011—Have you registered yet? Register now for Teaching Laboratory Classes. Date & Time: Wednesday, October 26, 4:10-5:30 Facilitator: CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow Format: Teaching Workshop Audience: Graduate Students and Post-Docs Laboratory classes are an important companion to many science courses at Vanderbilt in providing an opportunity for students to explore material in a “hands-on” way. Leading...

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