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Plans for new faculty commons, digital commons discussed at town hall

Apr. 17, 2019—The creation of a faculty commons and a digital commons are among the recommendations of a feasibility study for renovation of an architecturally noted building at 1101 19th Ave. S.

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Faculty Funding and Resource Fair set for April 4

Mar. 27, 2019—Learn more about internal funding programs and professional development initiatives for faculty during an open house at the Central Library April 4.

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Center for Teaching accepting applications for Course Design Institute May 6–8

Mar. 19, 2019—During the three-day institute May 6–8, 15 faculty participants will learn and apply a process for designing courses in which learning objectives, activities and assessments are aligned and in which students are engaged not only as consumers of information, but also as producers of knowledge.

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New VandyVox podcast highlights best of student-produced audio on campus

Feb. 27, 2019—Each episode of VandyVox features student work originating from a curricular or co-curricular project and includes audio documentaries, radio dramas, spoken word essays and ongoing podcasts.

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Center for Teaching’s Celebration of Learning set for Feb. 4

Jan. 29, 2019—Research projects and design initiatives, podcasts and documentaries, candle-making devices and board games, clothing catalogs and virtual reality simulations—these and more will be on display at the Celebration of Learning on Feb. 4.

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Registration open for ‘learning community’ on design thinking; first event Sept. 27

Sep. 23, 2018—In support of Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, the Center for Teaching is hosting a learning community this fall for faculty, staff and students interested in teaching design thinking.

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CFT’s Teaching Digital Literacies learning community offers fall conversations

Sep. 10, 2018—The conversations, scheduled for Sept. 14, Oct. 16 and Nov. 13, will focus on critical media literacy, multimodal assignments, and participating in online communities.

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Faculty invited to Center for Teaching ‘Open Classroom’ sessions

Sep. 6, 2018—During the Sept. 24-26 event, more than a dozen faculty hosts will open their classrooms to visitors to foster authentic observations of and reflections on teaching at Vanderbilt.

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Celebration of Learning provides snapshot of immersive student learning at Vanderbilt

Feb. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching hosted a Celebration of Learning Jan. 29 that featured 34 student projects, posters and presentations from across campus. Students from six colleges and schools exhibited their works celebrating immersive student learning.

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Celebration of Learning is Jan. 29

Jan. 25, 2018—On Monday, Jan. 29, from 2 to 5 p.m., the Center for Teaching will hold a Celebration of Learning, an exhibition of students as producers. The event will feature posters, presentations and projects by students from across campus, sharing what they have learned, created, designed and discovered.

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Faculty asked to work with students who miss class due to flu

Jan. 18, 2018—The Office of the Dean of Students is reporting a high number of influenza cases among students on campus. As a result, the Student Health Center is encouraging all students who are ill to stay away from class to avoid spreading the virus.

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New educational technologies website showcases digital learning collaborations

Oct. 20, 2017—In support of the Academic Strategic Plan, the site highlights initiatives that bolster Vanderbilt’s commitment to new technologies and practices that advance teaching, learning and discovery.

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