educational technologies Archives
Aug. 20, 2015—Douglas H. Fisher, the inaugural director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL), is stepping down from his managerial role at VIDL, effective Aug. 24, 2015, in order to devote more time to his important role as the faculty director of Warren College.
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.
Aug. 6, 2015—A new Innovation Center is being developed to support a "maker" culture at Vanderbilt that will encourage entrepreneurship and creativity and bolster implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.
Aug. 3, 2015—In his new role, John M. Sloop will focus on the development and implementation of school-based educational technology initiatives and the university’s overall exploration of digital learning.
Jul. 17, 2015—Over four years, the Vanderbilt-led study will provide 360 Metro Nashville Public School second-graders with one-to-one math tutoring.
Jul. 17, 2015—The School Administrative Manager process gives principals more time to provide instructional leadership, according to a report co-authored by Peabody College professor Ellen Goldring.
May. 4, 2015—Recruiting and retaining exceptional and diverse graduate students who will go on to become leaders in their fields is the top priority for graduate education at Vanderbilt, a report from a faculty study group says.
Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students came together at three town hall meetings this month to learn more about and provide feedback on the implementation of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Apr. 8, 2015—Steve Wernke, assistant professor of anthropology, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the prototyping of two new electronic resources for collecting and analyzing geospatial data related to the colonization of Peru.
Apr. 2, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos thanked faculty March 31 for their valued contributions to the university and exhorted all faculty members to add their voices as the university moves forward with its Academic Strategic Plan and other high-priority endeavors.
Apr. 1, 2015—A new free massive open online course, or MOOC, is being offered by Vanderbilt University that will teach computer programming to those with little or no previous experience this spring.