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Covid-19 Teaching and Learning

No quarantine on information at the Heard Libraries

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.

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Nursing dean says practices instituted by Florence Nightingale are key to COVID-19 fight

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.

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New braille phonetic system opens doors for classical singers with visual impairments

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.

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Documenting the pandemic: Heard Libraries launch COVID-19 Archive

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.

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Writing seminar considers chivalry in the age of COVID-19

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.

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Notable ’Dores drop in on Vanderbilt students during last week of classes

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.

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Peabody engages, supports and adapts during COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 22, 2020—Peabody College has found itself working in overdrive to continue meeting the needs of students while also supporting the many constituencies that make up a complex college offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

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Melodores share music, cultivate new fans during pandemic

Apr. 21, 2020—The Melodores, Vanderbilt’s award-winning a cappella group, have engaged multitudes of fans on social media as musical groups the world over find creative outlets to share music despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Biological Sciences Lecturer Converts Lab Course to Teach Students About Coronavirus

Apr. 21, 2020— When the coronavirus pandemic triggered Vanderbilt’s mid-March transition to distance learning, Clements, like many faculty members, had just a few days to turn his hands-on lab sections into virtual learning experiences. He did it by leaning heavily on his strength: using technology to keep students engaged with course material.

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Learning in the time of Coronavirus: Faculty and students adapt curriculum, take on new roles

Apr. 20, 2020—Distance learning brings a unique set of hurdles, but our students are up for the challenge. As the School of Medicine transitions to digital learning, medical education has adapted to meet the circumstances.

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Visit ‘Dream for Light Years’ visual/musical exhibition online

Apr. 15, 2020—"Dream for Light Years," a collaboration between contemporary artist Ali Smith and Blair School of Music's Michael Alec Rose, can now be enjoyed online.

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Medicine, Health and Society Virtual Coffee Hour: ‘Politics in a Pandemic’ April 16

Apr. 15, 2020—The Center for Medicine, Health and Society’s virtual coffee hour series continues Thursday, April 16, at noon CST (1 p.m. EST). This week’s topic is “Doing Politics in a Pandemic.”

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