Covid-19 Teaching and Learning
Adaptive Teaching at Vanderbilt: Strategies to promote adaptive teaching and active learning this fall
Jul. 8, 2020—During a recent faculty town hall, Center for Teaching Director Derek Bruff presented several strategies for adaptive teaching and active learning that faculty and other instructors might find useful as they plan their fall courses.
Jun. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt University is making substantial investments in classroom technology to support faculty as the fall semester approaches. The strategy includes upgrading classroom technology to support livestreaming and recording in classrooms, building new video recording studios, and training faculty in both new and existing technology available in the classroom.
Jun. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt professor and author Holly Tucker will teach an online summer course focused on pandemics, thanks to a new partnership between the Robert Penn Warren Center and OLLI at Vanderbilt.
Tennessee teachers identify technological supports for remote learning as primary need during COVID-19 school closures
Jun. 9, 2020—More than three-quarters of teachers in the recent Tennessee Educator Survey selected technological supports for remote learning as the most helpful supports needed to promote educational access during COVID-19 school closures.
Jun. 4, 2020—Helping Vanderbilt’s budding scientists develop the best tools to communicate their discoveries to diverse audiences is the focus of National Endowment for the Humanities funding awarded to the College of Arts and Science.
May. 22, 2020—The Heard Libraries not only have continued to provide resources during the COVID-19 crisis, they have expanded the possibilities for teaching and research.
May. 13, 2020—Practices developed by Florence Nightingale are still relevant today, and in fact, are major weapons in the fight against COVID-19, says Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean Linda D. Norman.
May. 11, 2020—A Vanderbilt professor has devised a new phonetic system for braille readers that promotes inclusive learning for aspiring classical singers with visual impairments.
May. 8, 2020—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite the Vanderbilt community to document their experience with the COVID-19 pandemic for a new archive to benefit historians and future generations.
Apr. 28, 2020—Students in "King Arthur and the Literature of Chivalry," a writing seminar taught by University Librarian and Professor of English Valerie Hotchkiss, devoted recent class time to what 21st-century chivalry looks like, especially during COVID-19.
Apr. 27, 2020—As Vanderbilt students finished up their last full week of spring semester classes through online and alternative learning, a few familiar faces dropped in on some classes to show their support and share advice.