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NSF grant helps develop next generation of STEM instructors

Sep. 25, 2013—A national experiment to develop a new generation of college science and engineering faculty, one equipped to excel in the classroom as well as the lab, is about to shift into high gear. The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, of which Vanderbilt University is a member, has received a three-year, $5...

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Constant innovation helped early MOOC course succeed

Sep. 17, 2013—  Professor of Computer Science Doug Schmidt films a video for Coursera. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) Constant innovation helped make one of the first massive open online courses, or MOOCs, at Vanderbilt more like a “real class” and benefited faculty and students by improving on-campus teaching, according to Douglas Schmidt, professor of computer science and of computer...

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Sharp and Rowe receive 2013 APEX Award for Excellence in Education and Training Writing

Sep. 11, 2013—Julie Sharp, professor of the practice of technical communications, and Christopher Rowe, director of the division of general engineering and director of engineering communications, won an APEX Award for Excellence in the category of Education and Training Writing for their American Society for Engineering Education 2013 Proceedings conference article, “Implementing a Student-Suggested Course in Engineering...

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