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‘Teaching Difference and Power’

Thinking STEM, Teaching STEM: A Blog Series

Apr. 30, 2015—By Vivian Finch, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow “Thinking STEM, Teaching STEM” is a blog series that spotlights some of the videos produced at Vanderbilt for the CIRTL MOOC course, “An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching.” This course drew on the expertise of experienced STEM faculty, educational researchers, and representatives of university teaching centers.  As previously mentioned,...

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Thinking STEM, Teaching STEM: A Blog Series

Apr. 23, 2015—By Vivian Finch, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow The CFT is in the thirteenth week of “Thinking STEM, Teaching STEM,” a blog series that spotlights some of the videos produced at Vanderbilt for the CIRTL MOOC course, “An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching.” This course drew on the expertise of experienced STEM faculty, educational researchers, and representatives...

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Thinking STEM, Teaching STEM: A Blog Series

Apr. 16, 2015—By Vivian Finch, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow The CFT is in the twelfth week of “Thinking STEM, Teaching STEM,” a blog series that spotlights some of the videos produced at Vanderbilt for the CIRTL MOOC course, “An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching.” This course drew on the expertise of experienced STEM faculty, educational researchers, and representatives...

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Symposium on Teaching, Difference, and Power April 21st, 2pm

Apr. 13, 2015—Among the greatest challenges facing higher education in the US is the difficulty of creating diverse and democratic campus cultures and confronting, rather than replicating, an array of social inequalities. The Center for Teaching selected “Teaching, Difference, and Power” as its annual theme to understand the challenges educators face in negotiating difference and power in...

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Symposium on Teaching, Difference, and Power Scheduled for April 21st

Mar. 12, 2015—Among the greatest challenges facing higher education in the US is the difficulty of creating diverse and democratic campus cultures and confronting, rather than replicating, an array of social inequalities. The Center for Teaching selected “Teaching, Difference, and Power” as its annual theme to understand the challenges educators face in negotiating difference and power in...

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Upcoming Faculty Teaching Visit with Lorraine Lopez, Associate Professor of English, Tuesday, February 24th

Feb. 10, 2015—ENGL 199: Foundations of Literary Study Imaginative Writing: Joining the Conversation Lorraine Lopez is an associate professor of English and co-director of Vanderbilt’s multidisciplinary program in Latino and Latina Studies. In this course, Lorraine helps her students consider the questions of what literature is and why it matters, using the students’ own creative work as...

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Upcoming Faculty Teaching Visit with Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Wednesday, February 18th

Feb. 4, 2015—BME 260: Analysis of Biomedical Data Anita Mahadevan-Jansen is a professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of CIRTL-at-Vanderbilt, an initiative focused on professional development of STEM graduate students and post-docs around teaching. In BME 260, Anita focuses on helping students develop transferable skills in statistics that they can use to answer a variety of questions...

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Upcoming Faculty Teaching Visit with Paul Kramer, Associate Professor of History Thursday, February 12th

Jan. 29, 2015—HIST 272: Debating America in the World Paul Kramer is an associate professor of history and author of The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines.  In HIST 272, he guides upper level undergraduates as they consider the role of the United States in the world, considering issues of world leadership,...

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Upcoming Converstation on Teaching with Dr. James Rhem Executive Editor, the National Teaching & Learning Forum: THE TEACHER IN THE MOVIES

Jan. 29, 2015—The Teacher in the Movies Friday, January 30th 2:30-4:00 Vanderbilt Center for Teaching 1114 19th Ave. South. 3rd Floor James Rhem, Ph.D. Executive Editor, The National Teaching and Learning Forum Everyone carries an image of the teacher within them.  Just as everyone brings  “prior experience” to any relationship, every new teacher starts out on his...

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A New Guide on Teaching Students with Disabilities

Jan. 20, 2015—Students of all abilities and backgrounds want classrooms that are inclusive and convey respect. For those students with disabilities, the classroom setting may present certain challenges that need accommodation and consideration. The Center for Teaching has embarked upon a theme year on Teaching, Difference, and Power as a way to explore many of the challenges...

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