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Student as Producer: Poverty in the US: How Education Becomes a Scapegoat

By Nayana Bose, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow   The CFT’s “Students as Producers” theme year culminated in our end-of-year event, the Celebration of Learning. As a part of the celebration, an exhibition of 25 student projects from all four undergraduate schools showcased a wide variety of student work. This series of blog posts highlights some…

Posted on June 10, 2014 in Events, News, , , , ,


Students as Producers: Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra

The CFT’s “Students as Producers” theme year culminated in our end-of-year event, the Celebration of Learning. As a part of the celebration, an exhibition of 25 student projects from all four undergraduate schools showcased a wide variety of student work. This series of blog posts highlights some of the student projects from the exhibition.  …

Posted on May 19, 2014 in News, , , ,


Students as Producers: “¿Dónde está él?” (“Where is he?”)

The CFT’s “Students as Producers” theme year culminated in our end-of-year event, the Celebration of Learning. As a part of the celebration, an exhibition of 25 student projects from all four undergraduate schools showcased a wide variety of student work. This series of blog posts highlights some of the student projects from the exhibition. Student:…

Posted on May 16, 2014 in News, , , , ,


Students as Producers: Designing For Marie Antoinette

The CFT’s “Students as Producers” theme year culminated in our end-of-year event, the Celebration of Learning. As a part of the celebration, an exhibition of 25 student projects from all four undergraduate schools showcased a wide variety of student work. This series of blog posts highlights some of the student projects from the exhibition. Student:…

Posted on May 14, 2014 in News, , , ,


From the Director: Celebration of Learning in Review

By Derek Bruff, CFT Director Two weeks ago, the Center for Teaching held a Celebration of Learning, the final event in our “Students as Producers” theme year.  Through a series of workshops, panels, teaching visits, teaching guides, and blog posts this year, we have explored ways to help students become not just consumers of information…

Posted on May 12, 2014 in Events, News, , , ,


Celebration of Learning, 3pm Today in Alumni Hall #VandyCoL

Today’s the day! The Celebration of Learning, 3-6pm in Alumni Hall, is the final event in the Center for Teaching’s “Students as Producers” theme year. The event will feature students and the products of their learning experiences in courses at Vanderbilt this year.  Imagine an exhibition of posters, presentations, and performances by students from all…

Posted on April 21, 2014 in News,


Medicine and Magic: Students as Producers in the Humanities

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director The post below is about a fantastic “Students as Producers” course taught by Vanderbilt’s Holly Tucker. For more ideas on engaging students as producers of knowledge, come to the CFT’s Celebration of Learning next Monday. The event will feature a highly engaging keynote by Georgetown University’s Randy Bass, as well…

Posted on April 16, 2014 in News, , , ,


Vanderbilt ShareFest: Strategies for Communicating Complex Ideas

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Below is a recap of last week’s Vanderbilt ShareFest. For more ideas on engaging students as producers of knowledge, come to the CFT’s Celebration of Learning next Monday. The event will feature a highly engaging keynote by Georgetown University’s Randy Bass, as well as an exhibition of more than 25…

Posted on April 14, 2014 in News, ,


Students as Producers in Social Science Courses

by Julie Lapidot, CFT Student Assistant The following is a summary of a conversation on teaching the CFT hosted earlier this semester, part of our “Students as Producers” theme year. For more ideas on helping students become not only consumers of knowledge, but producers and creators, come to our Celebration of Learning on April 21st….

Posted on April 7, 2014 in News, , ,


A Look at Student Learning Across Campus

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Original research by first- and second-year undergraduates conducted within a biology lab course.  Original short stories written for a Spanish course.  MRI machines built by engineering students in a design course.  Video documentaries created by future teachers to explore social and philosophical aspects of education.  Handcrafted creations in which theatre…

Posted on March 12, 2014 in Events, ,