Category: Student Learning

Recently at the Teaching Center…

Academic Rigor and Student Success Lunch Discussion Professor John M. Braxton of the Higher Education Leadership and Policy Program at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University led a discussion on the role that course examination questions play in the process of student persistence in private residential colleges and universities.  His analysis utilized a sample of 408 first-time, …

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Taylor Branch Presents at Teaching Center Event

On Friday, January 30, in the Massey Boardroom, the Teaching Center partnered with Belmont University’s Martin Luther King Committee to sponsor a lunch discussion entitled “For Students of Freedom: Taylor Branch on Teaching, Storytelling, and the Civil Rights Movement.”  The guest presenter, Taylor Branch, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of, among other works, one of the …

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