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‘Teaching Workshops’

Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement Workshop

Jan. 15, 2018—In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. . … Facilitators: Kylie Korsnack & Sara Beck, CFT...

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TAO Refresh: Drop-in for an hour or stay all afternoon!

Oct. 6, 2017—Did you just participate in Teaching Assistant Orientation this year and want to dig deeper with the basics of being a TA?  Are you resuming your TA duties this year and would like a refresher about best practices in teaching? Have you been a TA for a while, but would like to hone what you’ve...

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Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement Workshop for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Sep. 20, 2017—In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. . . .. Facilitators: Kylie Korsnack & Justin Hubbard,...

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Just-in-Time Teaching Conference – August 18th and 22nd

Aug. 11, 2017—It’s never too late to make a good decision, right?  Although planning fall courses starts long before the start of classes, we recognize that many instructors are still making course design and implementation decisions right up to the wire.  That’s why we’re offering a variety of teaching workshops for Vanderbilt instructors on August 18th and...

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Assessment, Implicit Bias, and the Impact on Student Learning, Grad Student & Postdoc Workshop

Mar. 20, 2017—Implicit bias, in its simplest form, describes prejudicial judgment that affects social behavior. Despite its relatively unconscious nature, it is still possible to identify specific attitudes that reflect our predispositions toward socially marginalized groups. In this workshop, we will discuss the ways in which implicit bias, when left unchecked, can adversely affect our teaching and...

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Just-in-Time Teaching Conference – August 22nd and 23rd

Jul. 18, 2016—It’s never too late to make a good decision, right?  Although planning fall courses starts long before the start of classes, we recognize that many instructors are still making course design and implementation decisions right up to the wire.  That’s why we’re offering a variety of teaching workshops for Vanderbilt instructors on August 22nd and...

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Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Improv for the Millennial Learner – Monday, Dec 7th, 3:30-5:00pm

Nov. 30, 2015—Improv for the Millennial Learner Facilitators: Ben Galina & Jane Hirtle, Graduate Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Monday, Dec 7th, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor Never far from an Internet connection, today’s university students move indiscriminately between the online and physical realms. The presence of these “digital...

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Upcoming Teaching Workshops for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Nov. 13, 2015—An Enticing Glimpse into Your Classroom: Crafting an Effective Teaching Portfolio In this workshop we will gather and select documentation to help capture your unique approach to teaching. As a participant, you will receive individualized feedback on your documents which will help you determine how best to describe your pedagogy and to discern which items...

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Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Inclusive Teaching, Wednesday, October 28th

Oct. 18, 2015—Inclusive Teaching Facilitators: Richard Coble & Dani Picard, Graduate Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 28th, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor What is an inclusive classroom? What practices and plans can instructors learn to promote classroom inclusivity? Together, we will examine issues of power and identity...

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Upcoming Graduate Student & Postdoc Teaching Workshop: Crafting Effective Teaching Statements – Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm

Sep. 13, 2015—Crafting Effective Teaching Statements Facilitator: Dani Picard, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Center for Teaching Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm Location: CFT Classroom, 1114 19th Ave South, 3rd floor In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students...

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