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Adobe Creative Suite licenses available to enhance digital learning

Jun. 26, 2018—Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, faculty will be able to provide access to Adobe Creative Suite software to their students to encourage and facilitate digital content production as part of their coursework.

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Four from Vanderbilt named as SEC Academic Leadership fellows

May. 15, 2018—Four Vanderbilt University faculty members have been named as SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows for 2018-19. The program is a professional growth initiative that seeks to identify, prepare and advance academic leaders for roles within SEC institutions and beyond.

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Committee defines digital literacy, creates white paper with suggestions for VU campus

Jan. 29, 2018—An ad hoc committee comprising faculty, administrators and staff from across the university has created a working definition of digital literacy for the Vanderbilt campus and produced a white paper that suggests both curricular and noncurricular ways of implementing digital literacy to advance the university’s mission.

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Success of Peabody programs inspires exploration of future online opportunities

Nov. 1, 2017—The success of two new Peabody College online professional programs propels the university's interest in educational technologies, supporting the goals of the Academic Strategic Plan.

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New educational technologies website showcases digital learning collaborations

Oct. 20, 2017—In support of the Academic Strategic Plan, the site highlights initiatives that bolster Vanderbilt’s commitment to new technologies and practices that advance teaching, learning and discovery.

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Strengthening students’ digital literacy is aim of new initiatives, resources on campus

Sep. 8, 2017—Enhancing Vanderbilt students’ digital literacy and providing resources to help them become thoughtful contributors to digital discourse is the aim of a new university committee as well as a number of efforts currently underway on campus.

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Divinity School MOOC course addresses ethical challenge of mass incarceration

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt’s latest massive open online course (MOOC), presented by the Divinity School, addresses a central ethical challenge in American society today: mass incarceration.

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Vanderbilt celebrates historic eclipse with special events for campus community Aug. 21

Jul. 5, 2017—The Office of the Provost has planned a number of campus events for the Vanderbilt community to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event.

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International exhibit unites students, faculty and staff in celebrating mapping technology

May. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt's recent hosting of the "Places & Spaces: Mapping Science" exhibition proved to be not only intellectually enriching, but also socially unifying, according to several leaders across campus.

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Fleming, Hopkins attend SEC leadership development meeting

Mar. 2, 2017—Geoffrey Fleming and Leslie Welch Hopkins, Vanderbilt’s SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows for 2016-17, visited Mississippi State University Feb. 22-24 for a series of workshops to help prepare them for administrative roles in higher education.

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‘Leading Lines’ podcast launches Season 2

Mar. 1, 2017—Leading Lines, a Vanderbilt-produced podcast on the use of educational technology in higher education, recently launched its second season. The podcast explores creative, intentional and effective uses of technology to enhance student learning and features interviews with educators, researchers, technologists and others.

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Unique exhibition will ‘map’ science and visualize data at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23

Jan. 6, 2017—"Places and Spaces: Mapping Science," an exhibition showcasing the visualization of complex data in innovative and eye-catching ways, will be on display at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23.

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