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“Students as Producers” Course Design Institutes for Faculty and Graduate Students

Feb. 6, 2019—The CFT invites Vanderbilt faculty and graduate students to apply to its 2019 Course Design Institutes on the theme of “Students as Producers.” During the three institutes in May, participants will design (or redesign) courses that engage students not only as consumers of information, but producers of knowledge. Short videos created to explain computer algorithms....

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The Course Design Institutes at the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching

Feb. 6, 2019—The CFT invites Vanderbilt faculty, grad students, and postdocs to apply to its 2019 Course Design Institutes on the theme of “Students as Producers.” During the three-day institutes in May, participants will design (or redesign) courses that engage students not only as consumers of information, but producers of knowledge.   The faculty Course Design Institute...

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VandyVox, the Best of Student-Produced Audio at Vanderbilt University

Jan. 31, 2019—by Derek Bruff, CFT Director I am very excited to announce a new podcast from the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching and Vanderbilt Student Media! VandyVox showcases the best of student-produced audio at Vanderbilt University. Each episode features student work from a curricular or co-curricular project, including audio documentaries, radio dramas, spoken word essays, and ongoing...

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Graduate Student Positions

Jan. 8, 2019—Application Deadline:  Wednesday, February 20th, 2019. Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires a number of graduate students as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty...

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Leading Lines Ed Tech Podcast with Max Seidman

Dec. 11, 2018—In the game Monarch, players compete to the be the heir to the throne. The game is cleverly designed and has amazing art, but what makes it different is that all the characters are women. The dying monarch is the queen, and players are princesses striving to show their wisdom and strength. Monarch upends some...

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Developing and Writing a Diversity Statement

May. 7, 2018—by Sara L. Beck, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow Print Version Cite this guide: Beck, S. L., (2018). Developing and writing a diversity statement. Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. Retrieved [todaysdate] from https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/developing-and-writing-a-diversity-statement     What is a diversity statement, and what purpose does it serve? What topics might be included in a diversity statement? Getting...

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