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Assessment, Implicit Bias, and the Impact on Student Learning, Grad Student & Postdoc Workshop

Implicit bias, in its simplest form, describes prejudicial judgment that affects social behavior. Despite its relatively unconscious nature, it is still possible to identify specific attitudes that reflect our predispositions toward socially marginalized groups. In this workshop, we will discuss the ways in which implicit bias, when left unchecked, can adversely affect our teaching and…

Posted on March 20, 2017 in Events, News, , , , ,


Just-in-Time Teaching Conference – August 22nd and 23rd

It’s never too late to make a good decision, right?  Although planning fall courses starts long before the start of classes, we recognize that many instructors are still making course design and implementation decisions right up to the wire.  That’s why we’re offering a variety of teaching workshops for Vanderbilt instructors on August 22nd and…

Posted on July 18, 2016 in Events,


Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Improv for the Millennial Learner – Monday, Dec 7th, 3:30-5:00pm

Improv for the Millennial Learner Facilitators: Ben Galina & Jane Hirtle, Graduate Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Monday, Dec 7th, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor Never far from an Internet connection, today’s university students move indiscriminately between the online and physical realms. The presence of these “digital…

Posted on November 30, 2015 in Events, News, ,


Upcoming Teaching Workshops for Graduate Students & Postdocs

An Enticing Glimpse into Your Classroom: Crafting an Effective Teaching Portfolio In this workshop we will gather and select documentation to help capture your unique approach to teaching. As a participant, you will receive individualized feedback on your documents which will help you determine how best to describe your pedagogy and to discern which items…

Posted on November 13, 2015 in Events, News, , ,


Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Inclusive Teaching, Wednesday, October 28th

Inclusive Teaching Facilitators: Richard Coble & Dani Picard, Graduate Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 28th, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor What is an inclusive classroom? What practices and plans can instructors learn to promote classroom inclusivity? Together, we will examine issues of power and identity…

Posted on October 18, 2015 in Events, News, , ,


Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Crafting Effective Teaching Statements – Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm

Crafting Effective Teaching Statements Facilitator: Dani Picard, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor 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…

Posted on September 13, 2015 in Events, News, ,