Derek Bruff

Educational technology and faculty development
Higher education consultant, USA

Derek Bruff is an educator, author, and higher ed consultant. He directed the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching for more than a decade, where he helped faculty and other instructors develop foundational teaching skills and explore new ideas in teaching, and he’s given talks on teaching and learning at dozens of colleges and universities. Bruff has written two books, Intentional Tech: Principles to Guide the Use of Educational Technology in College Teaching (West Virginia University Press, 2019) and Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments (Jossey-Bass, 2009). He writes a weekly newsletter called Intentional Teaching. Bruff has a PhD in mathematics and has taught math courses at Vanderbilt and Harvard University.