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CFT Host the Celebration of Teaching on Friday, May 3rd

The Center for Teaching and the Graduate School will honor the achievements of the Vanderbilt teaching community at the annual Celebration of Teaching on May 3, 2013 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in The Commons.  The event is open to Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students. We hope that you will join us in celebrating the year…

Posted on April 3, 2013 in Events, , ,


Ask Professor Pedagogy: Finding Teaching Opportunities

Ask Professor Pedagogy is a twice monthly advice column written by Center for Teaching staff. One aspect of our mission is to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning, so we welcome questions and concerns that arise in the classroom; particularly those from Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. If you have a question that you’d like…

Posted on January 11, 2013 in Commentary, , ,


Announcing Two New Programs for Graduate Students & Post Docs

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…

Posted on August 7, 2012 in News, , ,


Congratulations to the 2012 Teaching Certificate Recipients

The Center for Teaching congratulates the 16 graduate students who completed the requirements to receive their Teaching Certificate this spring. These individuals were: Elizabeth Adolph, Chemical Engineering Robert Brucker, Biological Sciences Angela Cowser, Graduate Department of Religion Wenyue Du, Biological Sciences Menghun Goh, Graduate Department of Religion Jenna Gorlewicz, Mechanical Engineering Beth Koontz, Anthropology Ebany…

Posted on May 4, 2012 in News, , ,


Connecting teaching & researching: SoTL Symposium Re-Cap

Last week the CFT held a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium that offered a unique, interactive format aimed to give attendees practical knowledge and methods for developing, analyzing, applying, and sharing scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) work. Brought together to connect, exchange ideas and strengthen the research community in teaching and learning at…

Posted on April 25, 2012 in Events, ,


Celebration of Teaching Spotlight: Teaching Certificate Recipients

The CFT, in conjunction with the Graduate School, invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 2nd in celebrating teaching on the Vanderbilt campus, including the 2011-12 recipients of the Teaching Certificate: Jenna Toennies Gorlewicz, Mechanical Engineering Mike Myers, Mechanical Engineering Margarita Prieto, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Elizabeth Adolph, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Jessica Riviere,…

Posted on April 20, 2012 in News, , ,


Upcoming Event: SoTL Symposium

The Center for Teaching is pleased to announce an upcoming event that merges research and teaching. A symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) will be held on April 12, 2012 from 4:00-5:30 at the Center for Teaching. The format will include: Roundtable sessions with fellow graduate students who’ve successfully applied their research…

Posted on April 4, 2012 in Events, , , ,


Upcoming Spring Orientations to the Teaching Certificate Program

Three Spring 2012 Orientation Sessions will be held those interested in participating in the Teaching Certificate Program. These orientations are scheduled for: Tuesday, January 24 at 4pm Friday, January 27 at 10am Thursday, February 2 at 3pm Please contact us to register for an orientation to the Teaching Certificate Program, or to apply to be a part…

Posted on January 23, 2012 in News,


What are participants saying about the Teaching Certificate Program?

Sure you’ve heard about it. You’ve probably been at a workshop with others who are participating in it. You may have friends – or know of other TAs – who have benefited from it. But what are people really saying about the Teaching Certificate Program? Hearing different perspectives is useful “Gaining insights from objective, knowledgeable…

Posted on January 9, 2012 in News,


Join the CFT’s Teaching Certificate Program

The CFT’s Teaching Certificate Program is a self-guided program designed so that Vanderbilt graduate students, professional students, and post-doctoral fellows have an opportunity to develop and refine their teaching skills through three cycles of teaching activities, each consisting of inquiry, experimentation, and reflection phases. In the first cycle – which is accepting applications now – participants…

Posted on December 5, 2011 in News,