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Seminars and Other Activities

VIDL hosts seminars and other outreach events on digital learning. To be added to our events email list, please email vidl@vanderbilt.edu.  Our events are captured by VUIT streaming video services (http://it.vanderbilt.edu/services/streaming/).

Upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 (11:30am-12:30pm, Alumni Hall 201) Lightning Talks and Discussions from our 2014-15 VIDL Innovation Grants recipients . Especially of interest to applicants for the 2015-16 awards (please see  http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vidl/support/faculty-innovation-program.php).
  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 (11:30am-1:00pm, room TBA) Lightning Talks and Discussions from our VIDL Graduate Fellows Especially of interest to applicants for the 2015-16 graduate fellow awards.
  •  Faculty presentations on Digital Humanities (forthcoming).
  • Scholarly Communications at The Jean and Alexander Heard Library is running a number of workshops throughout the year: http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/scholarly/workshops.php

Previous events:

  • September 30 - October 2, 2014 : Educause 2014. Webinars and presentations of events from Educause 2014 - Co-hosted by VIDL, VUIT, and VUSM.
  • April 21, 2014: BOLD Fellows Presentations. Co-sponsored with Vanderbilt's Center for Teaching
  • February 24, 2014 TAing to Thousands  is a panel of teaching assistants drawn from Vanderbilt's Coursera-hosted massive open online courses to date. Co-sponsored by Vanderbilt's Center for TeachingGraduate School, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning. #TeachTo1000s #VanderbiltU . See video streaming archive below.
  • February 13, 2014: "Data Mining and Educational Data Mining: An Overview " Professor Gautam Biswas will discuss his extensive research into educational data mining and the paradigm of computer-mediated learning by teaching. See video streaming archive below.
  • February 6, 2014 Supporting Campus in the Cloud,  Doug Fisher  See video streaming archive below
  • January 13, 2104 "Teaching to Thousands "  is a panel discussion of Vanderbilt's most recent Coursera offerings in Fall 2013 -- Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative with instructor Jay Clayton; and Data Management for Clinical Research with instructors Stephany Duda, Paul Harris, and Firas Wehbe. The panel was co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning and Vanderbilt's Center for Teaching. See video streaming archive below. #TeachTo1000s #VanderbiltU

Streaming video of TAing to Thousands 

 

Streaming video of  Supporting Campus in the Cloud  

 

Streaming video of  Data Mining and Educational Data Mining: An Overview

 

Streaming video of Teaching to Thousands