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SoTL Scholars Program

Vanderbilt Graduate Students Present Research on Teaching Tools and Approaches in the Classroom

May. 26, 2016—The BOLD, TAR, VIDL, and SoTL Fellows presented on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in the Library Community Room in the Central Library. The event included 19 projects, including four short oral presentations and a poster session. Most of the projects investigated how technology could be used to promote student learning in undergraduate classrooms, while others focused...

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SoTL Scholars Program is Accepting Applications

Dec. 18, 2014—The SoTL Scholars Program introduces participants to the principles and practices of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, an international, multidisciplinary field of disciplinary specialists studying student learning. SoTL is a synthesis of teaching, learning, and research in higher education that aims to bring a scholarly lens—the curiosity, the inquiry, the rigor, the disciplinary variety—to what happens...

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SoTL Scholars Program is Accepting Applications

Nov. 10, 2014—The SoTL Scholars Program introduces participants to the principles and practices of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, an international, multidisciplinary field of disciplinary specialists studying student learning. SoTL is a synthesis of teaching, learning, and research in higher education that aims to bring a scholarly lens—the curiosity, the inquiry, the rigor, the disciplinary variety—to...

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Upcoming Teaching Workshop Monday November 3rd: What is SoTL?: Stepping into the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Oct. 30, 2014—Stepping into the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Date: Wednesday, November 5th Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (food will be provided) Location: Center for Teaching, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd Floor Facilitators: Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director & Vivian Finch, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow Have you ever had a question about your students’ learning you couldn’t quite figure...

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Reflections from SoTL Scholar Abbey Mann

Aug. 15, 2014—“Scholarly teaching is what every one of us should be engaged in every day that we are in classroom, in our office with students, tutoring, lecturing, conducting discussions, all the roles we play pedagogically. Our work as teachers should meet the highest scholarly standards of groundedness, of openness, of clarity and complexity. But it is...

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Reflections from SoTL Scholar Vivian Finch

Jun. 3, 2014—The SoTL Scholars Program introduces participants to the principles and practices of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, an international, multidisciplinary field of disciplinary specialists studying student learning. SoTL (pronounced “sō-tul” in the U.S.) is a synthesis of teaching, learning, and research in higher education that aims to bring a scholarly lens—the curiosity, the inquiry,...

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CFT Now Accepting Applications for the SoTL Scholars Program

May. 12, 2014—The Center for Teaching offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of instructors at every stage of their teaching career. From graduate students entering the teaching ranks to senior faculty fine-tuning their craft, all instructors will find participation in Center programs an avenue for exploration and discovery in a collegial setting. The SoTL...

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Apply to be a SoTL Scholar!

Apr. 4, 2013—The Center for Teaching invites applications for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Scholars Program for the Fall of 2013. The Program is designed to help graduate students cultivate a scholarly, evidence-based approach to their students’ learning and their own teaching. Participants will design and carry out a SoTL project (individual or collaborative) in...

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Announcing Two New Programs for Graduate Students & Post Docs

Aug. 7, 2012—Over the past year, the CFT has devoted significant time to planning and developing improved programs for graduate & professional students and post-doctoral fellows.  We’re excited to share news of those developments with you now. More specifically, in an effort focus our energies on what we know and do best, we’ve made revisions to the...

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Announcing Two New Programs for Graduate Students

Jul. 17, 2012—Over the past year, the CFT has devoted significant time to planning and developing improved programs for graduate & professional students and post-doctoral fellows.  We’re excited to share news of those developments with you now. More specifically, in an effort focus our energies on what we know and do best, we’ve made revisions to the...

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