Derek Bruff is director of the
<a href="http://cft.vanderbilt.edu">Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching</a> and a senior lecturer in the
<a href="http://www.vanderbilt.edu/math/">Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics</a>. As director, he oversees the Center’s programming and offerings for faculty and graduate students, helping them develop foundational teaching skills and explore new ideas in teaching and learning. He also consults regularly with campus leaders about pedagogical issues, seeking to foster a university culture that supports effective teaching. Bruff’s research interests include educational technology, visual thinking, and social pedagogies. He blogs on these topics at
<a href="http://derekbruff.org">derekbruff.org</a>, and his book,
<i>Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments</i>, was published by Jossey-Bass in 2009. Bruff has taught at Harvard University and has a PhD in mathematics from Vanderbilt University.
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