educational technologies Archives
Mar. 9, 2016—Administrators and faculty from Latin American studies centers around the country will gather at Vanderbilt March 17-18 for a workshop on how to develop sustainable distance-learning course sharing promoting high-quality instruction in indigenous and other less commonly taught languages.
Mar. 5, 2016—Robbie K. Melton will discuss and showcase some of the latest smart technologies transforming education when the award-winning TSU professor and administrator speaks at Central Library March 16.
Feb. 24, 2016—VIDL will accept proposals for funding of up to $500 for faculty and staff with preference given to requests for the purchase of digital equipment to aid with innovative projects in teaching or research.
Feb. 1, 2016—Startup veteran Robert Grajewski has been chosen as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Vanderbilt University Innovation Center.
Jan. 28, 2016—Author and alumnus Robert Penn Warren's impact on civil rights is among the topics of a Feb. 10 panel discussion with '60s activists Robert Moses and Ruth Turner Perot along with the Rev. Kelly Miller Smith Jr., pastor of the historic First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill.
Jan. 28, 2016—A new massive open online course launching Feb. 19 will give students the opportunity to learn from veteran Nashville musician and Vanderbilt Blair School of Music professor Jen Gunderman about the music industry in the United States, with the unique perspective gained by Vanderbilt University’s location in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jan. 11, 2016—A new “self-serve” studio will allow Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff to produce high-quality, Web-ready videos for educational use.
Dec. 31, 2015—In a new class taught by writer-in-residence Alice Randall, students were surprised to learn the deep historical African American influence on country music from its earliest roots to today.
Dec. 16, 2015—A second-year business student at the Owen Graduate School of Management has won an annual $25,000 Sohr Grant for her idea to start a ticketing company focused on tour operators.
Dec. 13, 2015—Enrollment has opened for Case Studies in Personalized Medicine, Vanderbilt's latest free massive open online course, or MOOC. The six-week course starts Jan. 15.
Nov. 5, 2015—As Vanderbilt plans for its growth over the next decades, what are the core philosophic and humanistic values that should underpin its major building projects? This and other weighty questions were discussed by faculty, administrators and other members of the campus community at a Nov. 2 symposium led by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to usher in a yearlong land use planning process.
Oct. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff are encouraged to make their voices heard in a Vanderbilt Libraries survey that previously has resulted in renovations and improved services.