Ideas In Action
Nov. 1, 2016—Peabody College has launched an initiative designed to help early-career faculty thrive in all aspects of campus life and to guide them toward promotion and tenure. The R.A.C.E. (Research, Advocacy, Collaboration, Empowering) Mentoring project targets new and junior faculty members, and it is particularly useful for faculty of color. Peabody welcomed 14 new faculty this fall, 80 percent of whom are women and minorities.
Oct. 31, 2016—Teaching children with disabilities play skills helps them interact with typically developing peers.
Aug. 31, 2016—A new report highlights the need to improve college affordability, especially for lower-income families.
Aug. 31, 2016—High-achieving black students are half as likely as their white peers to be assigned to gifted education. Their teachers’ race may explain why.
Aug. 30, 2016—When Tennessee’s governor wanted to develop better principals, he turned to the experts at Peabody College.
Aug. 29, 2016—Could an emphasis on mental toughness be harming the psychological and physical health of black students?
Mar. 28, 2016—When children have a choice of how they interact with educators, they may learn more efficiently.
Mar. 28, 2016—Graduate students devise a unique study to teach an aspiring pizza chef with autism to follow recipes.
Feb. 1, 2016—New analysis of Tennessee's state-funded pre-K is prompting reevaluation and change.
Feb. 1, 2016—Action research by Peabody College students helps Nashville developers and neighborhoods envision a healthier future.
Jan. 29, 2016—When Fulbright Scholar and former computer programmer Carol Eid decided to change her life, she chose Peabody as the best avenue for studying learning design.
Jan. 6, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt faculty members were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, released Jan. 6. Eight of the nine Vanderbilt academics have been on the list in previous years.