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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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‘The Open Classroom: Two Days of Teaching Visits’ set for Sept. 5 and 6

Aug. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching will host “The Open Classroom: Two Days of Teaching Visits” Sept. 5 and 6. This program will showcase examples of best teaching practices featuring talented faculty from across the university.

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Fall courses available on Brightspace

Aug. 16, 2017—Bright space, Vanderbilt’s new course management system, can be used to share course resources with students, communicate with students and engage them in discussion, administer quizzes and other assignments, and provide students with feedback on their learning.

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Vanderbilt astronomers help NROTC midshipmen learn celestial navigation

Jul. 26, 2017—A team of Vanderbilt astronomers, working with the Center for Teaching, have developed an online course on celestial navigation that the NROTC is using to reintroduce training in celestial navigation.

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Brightspace launches as Vanderbilt’s new course management system

Apr. 19, 2017—Bright space, which will replace Blackboard as Vanderbilt’s course management system this summer, is now available for instructors planning their summer and fall courses.

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‘Leading Lines’ podcast launches Season 2

Mar. 1, 2017—Leading Lines, a Vanderbilt-produced podcast on the use of educational technology in higher education, recently launched its second season. The podcast explores creative, intentional and effective uses of technology to enhance student learning and features interviews with educators, researchers, technologists and others.

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New DIVE website launched

Feb. 20, 2017—The Office of the Provost has launched a new website and video to promote and share information about Vanderbilt’s Quality Enhancement Plan: Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, or DIVE.

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Brightspace will replace Blackboard in summer 2017

Jan. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt will launch Brightspace as its primary course management system in summer 2017 replacing Blackboard, the university’s current system.

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Blackboard support team at Center for Teaching announces holiday schedule

Dec. 15, 2016—The Blackboard support team at the Center for Teaching announces its holiday schedule to assist instructors preparing for spring courses.

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