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Orientation for Faculty

Faculty starting a new teaching role can discover a teaching resources and learn methods for getting their class off to a good start.


Orientation for Graduate Students

Teaching assistants can supplement department-based trainings with teaching orientation sessions.


New Online Course

Enroll today in Part Two of the Women Have Always Worked MOOC on the edX platform.

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Self-Paced Course

Enroll today in the Science of Learning MOOC on the edX platform.

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Faculty Spotlight

Learn how Professor Silvia Martins redesigned her course to engage students.

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News & Features

Registration Open for Fall 2017 Teaching Orientations

The CTL is holding orientation sessions in August and September for faculty and graduate student instructors. Teaching orientations are designed to supplement department-based orientation and training.

Digital Literacy Competency Calculator Launches on GitHub

The CTL and Columbia University Libraries have released the Digital Literacy Competency Calculator (DLCC) on GitHub. The DLCC is a web-based tool for representing the connection between digital literacy competencies and the teaching and learning practices that produce them.

Call for Applications for 2017-2018 CIRTL Fellowship

The CTL is accepting applications for the 2017-18 CIRTL Fellowship. This fellowship provides a select STEM doctoral student with the opportunity to serve in a leadership role on campus and participate in networking opportunities with STEM leaders across CIRTL’s 43 member institutions.

Provost Announces 2017-2018 Hybrid Learning RFP Awardees

The Office of the Provost has announced the winners of the fourth round of the Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery Request for Proposals (RFP). Eighteen Columbia faculty have been awarded grants to support the redesign, delivery, and evaluation of their courses during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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The CTL partners with faculty, graduate students, and colleagues across the institution to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

In the Spotlight

Watch a video and read excerpts from an interview with Professor Silvia Martins. As a recipient of the Provost’s Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery award, Martins redesigned her introductory course to help her team of instructors incorporate active learning in post-lecture seminars.