Engineering<br />Peabody<br />Arts & <br />Science<br />Divinity<br />Blair<br />Center for <br />Teaching<br />Medicine<b...
“I have really enjoyed going through the Teaching Certificate process, and I know it has helped my teaching skills immense...
Performance Pedagogy: Using Theatre Techniques in the Classroom<br />
New at the CFT Library<br />
“I loved getting to hear the perspectives of several different faculty members who brought knowledge from very diverse bac...
Ideas for Integrating Visual Thinking in Teaching<br />
Terry L. Page, Biological Sciences<br />Winner, 2010 Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Teaching<br />
Clare Sisco King, Communication Studies<br />Winner, 2010 Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching<b...
“I use virtually no visual aids in my teaching, so I was thrilled to get such a nice cross-section of different approaches...
“Technology like Facebook and Twitter is being used more and more as faculty look for ways to connect with students where ...
“It reinforced the things that were going well and provided suggestions for improvement. Students recognized and appreciat...
Show and Tell: Integrating Visual Thinking in Your Teaching<br />
Teaching Assistant Orientation<br />
Introduction to Prezi by Rhett McDaniel<br />
“The CFT consultant’s comments and suggestions greatly improved the educational components of my NSF grant proposal, makin...
Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group<br />This faculty group, hosted by the CFT, considers contemplation as a form of inqu...
“The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again, is the very root of judgment, charact...
Courses Taught by CFT Staff<br />Methods ofLinear Algebra<br />Quilting and Jazz: American Modes of Creativity<br />Religi...
“I felt like the mid-semester evaluation improved my connection with the students, who were happy to give feedback and see...
Wireless in the Classroom<br />
gradSTEP 2010<br />
gradSTEP 2010<br />
“We’re not seeing sustainability incorporated as a core value across the entire curriculum, and yet it has the potential t...
“Almost by definition, teaching around environmentalism and sustainability… is going to be interdisciplinary.”<br />Beth C...
Digital Writing<br />
“It was dynamic and interactive. There were several useful activities that dealt with the topic in diverse ways.”<br />Fee...
Panelists at 2009-10 Workshops<br />Also: Sarah Glynn, Sarah Hansen, Monte Hendrickson, Donald Jellerson, Sarah Tyson, Rya...
“Cutting-edge research cannot take place without graduate students, who participate in every phase of knowledge production...
Slide from “Engaging Students in Large Lectures” Workshop<br />
What Are Characteristics of Effective Teachers?<br />Thoughts from the Board of Trust During Their November 2009 Visit<br ...
2009-2010 Graduate Teaching Fellows<br />Deanna Matheuszik<br />JohnMorrell<br />ChrisParis<br />KeziaShirkey<br />
2009-2010 Teaching Affiliates<br />Robin BairleyBiological Sciences<br />Saurav DhitalAstronomy<br />Maida FinchLPO<br />J...
Coming Summer 2010…New CFT Assistant Director Joe Bandy <br />
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Celebrating teaching at Vanderbilt and the work of the CFT and its collaborators in 2009-2010!

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    3. 3. Engineering<br />Peabody<br />Arts & <br />Science<br />Divinity<br />Blair<br />Center for <br />Teaching<br />Medicine<br />Law<br />Nursing<br />Owen<br />
    4. 4. “I have really enjoyed going through the Teaching Certificate process, and I know it has helped my teaching skills immensely.”<br />Hillary Hager Carter,Teaching Certificate Graduate<br />
    5. 5. Performance Pedagogy: Using Theatre Techniques in the Classroom<br />
    6. 6. New at the CFT Library<br />
    7. 7. “I loved getting to hear the perspectives of several different faculty members who brought knowledge from very diverse backgrounds.”<br />Feedback from a workshop participant<br />
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    9. 9. Ideas for Integrating Visual Thinking in Teaching<br />
    10. 10. Terry L. Page, Biological Sciences<br />Winner, 2010 Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Teaching<br />
    11. 11. Clare Sisco King, Communication Studies<br />Winner, 2010 Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching<br />
    12. 12. “I use virtually no visual aids in my teaching, so I was thrilled to get such a nice cross-section of different approaches.”<br />Feedback from a workshop participant<br />
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    14. 14. “Technology like Facebook and Twitter is being used more and more as faculty look for ways to connect with students where they are. The question is: How do you embrace, leverage or manage that in the classroom?”<br />CFT Educational Technology Rhett McDaniel, quoted in USA Today, December 1, 2009<br />
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    17. 17. “It reinforced the things that were going well and provided suggestions for improvement. Students recognized and appreciated the modifications for the second half of class.”<br />Feedback on a teaching consultation<br />
    18. 18. Show and Tell: Integrating Visual Thinking in Your Teaching<br />
    19. 19. Teaching Assistant Orientation<br />
    20. 20.
    21. 21. Introduction to Prezi by Rhett McDaniel<br />
    22. 22. “The CFT consultant’s comments and suggestions greatly improved the educational components of my NSF grant proposal, making it a true CAREER one.”<br />Feedback on a teaching consultation<br />
    23. 23. Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group<br />This faculty group, hosted by the CFT, considers contemplation as a form of inquiry that fosters deep learning, focused attention, and increased self-awareness.<br />The group engages in contemplative practice, shares teaching strategies and experiences, researches the state of the field, and pursues initiatives such as applying for grants and developing courses.<br />
    24. 24. “The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again, is the very root of judgment, character and will…An education which should improve this faculty would be the education par excellence.”<br />William James, The Principles of Psychology (1890)<br />
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    26. 26. Courses Taught by CFT Staff<br />Methods ofLinear Algebra<br />Quilting and Jazz: American Modes of Creativity<br />Religion & Human Development<br />
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    28. 28. “I felt like the mid-semester evaluation improved my connection with the students, who were happy to give feedback and see their recommendations taken seriously.”<br />Feedback on a teaching consultation<br />
    29. 29. Wireless in the Classroom<br />
    30. 30. gradSTEP 2010<br />
    31. 31. gradSTEP 2010<br />
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    33. 33. “We’re not seeing sustainability incorporated as a core value across the entire curriculum, and yet it has the potential to be that.”<br />Jack Barkenbus, Panelist,“Sustainability Across the Curriculum”<br />
    34. 34. “Almost by definition, teaching around environmentalism and sustainability… is going to be interdisciplinary.”<br />Beth Conklin, Panelist,“Sustainability Across the Curriculum”<br />
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    36. 36. Digital Writing<br />
    37. 37. “It was dynamic and interactive. There were several useful activities that dealt with the topic in diverse ways.”<br />Feedback from a workshop participant<br />
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    39. 39. Panelists at 2009-10 Workshops<br />Also: Sarah Glynn, Sarah Hansen, Monte Hendrickson, Donald Jellerson, Sarah Tyson, Ryan Gillespie, Mark Abolins, and Adam List<br />
    40. 40. “Cutting-edge research cannot take place without graduate students, who participate in every phase of knowledge production, and while doing so, develop into the next generation of intellectual pioneers.”<br />Next Steps Forward: Report of the 2009 Graduate Education Task Force<br />
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    42. 42. Slide from “Engaging Students in Large Lectures” Workshop<br />
    43. 43. What Are Characteristics of Effective Teachers?<br />Thoughts from the Board of Trust During Their November 2009 Visit<br />Approachable and available… yet challenging—pushes you outside comfort zone<br />Good questions that encourage you to think out of box<br />Knowledgeable and enthusiastic and willing to learn<br />Blended learning approach to address various learning styles<br />Interactive and engaging – draw out best from students<br />Recognizes students’ unique skills, challenges – discerning<br />
    44. 44. 2009-2010 Graduate Teaching Fellows<br />Deanna Matheuszik<br />JohnMorrell<br />ChrisParis<br />KeziaShirkey<br />
    45. 45. 2009-2010 Teaching Affiliates<br />Robin BairleyBiological Sciences<br />Saurav DhitalAstronomy<br />Maida FinchLPO<br />Jill MecklenborgBiomedical Engineering<br />Sri PallavaramElectrical Engineering<br />Leslie HiattChemistry<br />Erin RehelSociology<br />Katie TaylorTeaching & Learning<br />Jane WanningerEnglish<br />
    46. 46. Coming Summer 2010…New CFT Assistant Director Joe Bandy <br />

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