Center for Teaching
Aug. 3, 2016—A new Vanderbilt-produced podcast on the use of educational technology in higher education launched Aug. 1. “Leading Lines” will explore creative, intentional and effective uses of technology to enhance student learning.
Jul. 22, 2016—A new technology service secured by Vanderbilt Libraries will reduce the liability of faculty and students from unintentional misuse of copyrighted material.
Apr. 29, 2016—An event featuring presentations by graduate fellows in Vanderbilt teaching and learning programs is set for May 18.
Apr. 15, 2016—The Center for Teaching announces information for Blackboard users that includes upcoming demos by course management vendors, changes to the course availability and deletion policy, and a system upgrade.
Apr. 7, 2016—The second of two forums discussing gender awareness and inclusion at Vanderbilt sponsored by the Faculty Senate and Vanderbilt Student Government will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Moore College, Room A117. All faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.
Mar. 16, 2016—As the administrative home for Blackboard, the Center for Teaching is conducting an assessment in March to determine the extent to which Vanderbilt’s primary course management system is meeting the needs of campus users.
Sep. 30, 2015—DigitalVU will host the Center for Teaching's Stacey Johnson for an interactive tips-and-tricks seminar about getting the most out of this year's updated edition of Blackboard.
Sep. 23, 2015—Three educational videos on copyright law and policy that will help guide faculty, staff and students in using Blackboard and related technologies are now available.
Aug. 19, 2015—The Center for Teaching has launched a number of developments for the university’s course management system, including new features and new support options for instructors.
Mar. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt students taking a course in cryptography have contributed a series of essays on professor Holly Tucker’s Wonders & Marvels website.
Feb. 9, 2015—Following Vanderbilt IT's migration of OAK to Blackboard-managed hosting in December, the OAK name has been retired. The tool is now called Blackboard and boasts much faster speeds and a more modern environment.
Nov. 25, 2014—A series of essays written by students in the first-year writing seminar “Cryptography: The History and Mathematics of Codes and Ciphers” are currently featured on the Wonders & Marvels website.