Center for Teaching
Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.
Oct. 21, 2014—The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp), described as a collaborative "unconference" that focuses on promoting and developing skills related to digital humanities in an informal manner, is scheduled for Oct. 24 and 25 at the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.
Apr. 22, 2014—The Center for Teaching's Celebration of Learning featured students and the products of their learning experiences in courses at Vanderbilt this year.
Mar. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt's Center for Teaching will hold a Celebration of Learning April 21 to highlight students and the products of their learning experiences in courses at Vanderbilt this year.
Oct. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching, Writing Studio, Jean and Alexander Heard Library and English Language Center are co-sponsoring a new discussion series called “Teaching. Writing. Learning.” The monthly series features lunchtime conversations open to anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt. The purpose is for participants to gather and discuss specific issues, hear from invited colleagues about...
Oct. 2, 2013—A national experiment to develop a new generation of college science and engineering faculty, one equipped to excel in the classroom as well as the lab, is about to shift into high gear. The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, of which Vanderbilt University is a member, has received a three-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. CIRTL is partnering with Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching to offer The Blended and Online Learning Design Fellows program.
Sep. 19, 2013—The first two issues of "Teaching & Learning Inquiry," the official publication of the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, are now available online and in print. Nancy Chick, assistant director of the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt, serves as co-editor.
Sep. 6, 2013—“Teaching. Writing. Learning," a monthly lunchtime conversation series, is open to anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt.
Jun. 21, 2013—Best practices for the use of the massive online open courseware platform Coursera among Tennessee colleges and universities will be discussed at a seminar 1-5 p.m. June 24 at Vanderbilt University.
May. 6, 2013—Changes in instructional technology as well as changes among the student body present opportunities and challenges in today's university classrooms, said three Vanderbilt deans at a recent Celebration of Teaching event.
Apr. 22, 2013—The Center for Teaching and the Graduate School will honor the achievements of the Vanderbilt teaching community at the annual Celebration of Teaching May 3 at The Commons Center.
Apr. 9, 2013—The Center for Teaching invites applications for the SoTL Scholars Program, designed to help graduate students cultivate a scholarly, evidence-based approach to their students’ learning and their own teaching.