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Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop Oct. 4th

Oct. 2, 2018—In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome.     Date: Thursday, October 4th Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm Location:...

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Workshop Collaboration Leads to New CFT Teaching Guide: Developing and Writing a Diversity Statement

Jun. 18, 2018—In April, The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching partnered with The Office of Inclusive Excellence and The Office for Career Development at The Graduate School to provide an introductory workshop on developing a written diversity statement. The session was facilitated by Graduate Teaching Fellow Sara Beck and CFT Assistant Director Joe Bandy and featured a Q&A...

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Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement Workshop for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Sep. 20, 2017—In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. . . .. Facilitators: Kylie Korsnack & Justin Hubbard,...

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Crafting Teaching Statements Workshop for Graduate Student & Postdocs

Feb. 8, 2016—In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Date: Wednesday, February 10th Time: 4:15-5:45pm Location: Center for...

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Peer review of teaching with a helping hand from the CFT

Aug. 11, 2015—by Cynthia Brame, Assistant Director  Peer review is a cornerstone of the way that academics build new knowledge, helping to ensure high quality research that moves fields forward. Peer review of teaching can be a valuable tool for much the same reasons it is valuable for research. It can help departments and individuals reflect on...

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Need Help Revising A Teaching Statement?

Nov. 21, 2012—CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow, Beth Koontz, reflects on how to revise a teaching statement as the job-market season begins. So, for whatever reason, you have written a teaching statement. However, that teaching statement may be from a long time ago, or it may not be an accurate representation of your experience since then. For me,...

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Need help crafting a teaching statement?

Nov. 5, 2012—by Jessica Riviere, CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow You’re not alone! The CFT frequently has requests for help from TA’s and instructors who need to write a teaching statement, but don’t know where to start. Many of these requests come from individuals who have been TA’s with very little teaching experience; who want to strike a balance...

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