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Meet CFT Graduate Assistant Katie McEwen

Sep. 27, 2012—As the CFT explores digital learning through the Coursera initiative, we’re glad to have help from Katie McEwen, who is working as a graduate assistant at the CFT this year. Katie is a doctoral student in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages. She specializes in 18th- to 20th-century German literature, with an emphasis on...

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Vanderbilt’s Newest Digital Learning Initiative

Sep. 19, 2012—By Derek Bruff, CFT Director This morning Vanderbilt announced a new partnership with the digital learning consortium Coursera.  Coursera is an online platform for open-access, non-credit classes, available at no cost to participants.  Such courses have been dubbed “MOOCs,” or massive open online courses, and Vanderbilt faculty will offer five such courses via Coursera this...

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