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University Courses proposals due Nov. 22

Oct. 9, 2019—The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching, the new home of the University Courses program, invites applications from faculty members for innovative, interdisciplinary, team-taught courses that engage students in deep learning. Proposals are due Friday, Nov. 22.

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‘The Open Classroom: Five Days of Teaching Visits’ set for Sept. 9-13

Sep. 4, 2019—The Center for Teaching will host “The Open Classroom: Five Days of Teaching Visits” Sept. 9–13. This program will showcase examples of effective and innovative teaching practices featuring talented faculty from across the university.

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Provost-appointed working group to assess digital support services, projects

Aug. 5, 2019—A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs.

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Fourteen faculty selected as 2019-20 Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

Jul. 12, 2019—Fourteen exemplary faculty members from across the university have been named to the Center for Teaching’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows program. The 2019-20 cohort comprises faculty from the College of Arts and Science, School of Engineering, School of Nursing and Vanderbilt Law School.

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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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