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Upcoming Workshop: Group Work That Works

Aug. 20, 2021—Date: Tuesday, August 24th Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm Facilitator: Ransford Pinto, CFT assistant director   Group work is an effective teaching approach that enhances student learning and encourages critical thinking and decision-making skills. In this workshop, we will explore strategies and leverage some lessons learned from last year to foster better group work during our in-person classes. REGISTER (A...

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Upcoming Workshop: Inclusive Teaching

Aug. 19, 2021—Date: Monday, August 23rd Time: 9:00 -10:30am Facilitator: Joe Bandy, CFT assistant director This workshop provides an introduction to some of the foundational principles and practices of inclusive teaching.  Inclusive teaching is that which supports all students in their efforts to find greater belonging, equity, and trust in a course’s learning community.  Inclusive teaching is predicated upon thinking through...

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Upcoming Workshop: Teaching for Wellbeing

Aug. 13, 2021—Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 Facilitators: Julaine Fowlin, CFT assistant director and Stacy Simplican, Senior Lecturer, Gender and Sexuality Studies Wellbeing is not the absence of challenges, but being equipped with internal and external resources to cope. The return to campus may bring new challenges. In this workshop, we will give an overview of...

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Upcoming Workshop: The Flipped Classroom

Aug. 9, 2021—Date: Wednesday, August 11th Time: 2:00-3:00pm Facilitator: Cynthia Brame, CFT associate director Panelists: Chris Candelaria, Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Lars Plate, Biological Sciences and Chemistry Heeryoon Shin, History of Art Faculty panelists share lessons from pandemic teaching that will shape how they have students prepare for class and what they have them do in class this fall. REGISTER (A...

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Upcoming Brightspace Worskhops

Feb. 1, 2021—CFT staff offer Brightspace workshops for instructors interested in learning how to use Brightspace tools effectively and efficiently. We are also available during the academic year to facilitate Brightspace workshops on topics both general and specific for departments, programs, and schools, upon request. Email brightspace@vanderbilt.edu to ask about these offerings or the possibility of an invited...

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Vanderbilt Libraries Fall Virtual Workshops

Sep. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt Libraries are hosting two exciting new virtual workshop series this fall. Research Productivity Series To be productive, researchers must identify relevant research, sift through and organize it to suit their scholarly purposes, and present it effectively to others. Researchers are apt to get stuck at any of these steps. This workshop series aims to...

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Brush up on Some Essential Brightspace skills

Aug. 4, 2020—Brush up on some essential Brightspace skills before teaching in an online or hybrid format this fall. Join Stacey, the CFT’s Assistant Director for Educational Technology, on Zoom for workshops about Brightspace tools including Discussions and Grades/Feedback. You can register and learn more about the available workshops on the Brightspace workshops page. If you will be...

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