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Vanderbilt Brings EDUCAUSE to Campus

Nov. 6, 2012—Select sessions from the 2012 EDUCAUSE National Conference will be streamed live here at Vanderbilt from November 7 through 9. EDUCAUSE is the largest professional association for higher education IT professionals. The annual conference happens in Denver next week and ITS, along with the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the Center for...

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The Future of Educational Technology?

Apr. 23, 2012—by CFT Director Derek Bruff I’m currently serving on a committee tasked by the Chancellor to explore how the university can use digital technologies, particularly social media, to enhance our teaching, research, and service missions. Each committee member is taking a turn to share the current technology landscape at Vanderbilt as s/he sees it. My...

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Using Twitter to Talk about Teaching

Apr. 18, 2012—by CFT Director Derek Bruff If you’re skeptical about the value of Twitter as a social networking platform, James Lang’s latest Chronicle of Higher Education column, “Using Twitter to Talk about Teaching,” is worth a read. Lang was skeptical of Twitter at first, but he has now embraced it as a source of ongoing professional...

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