Event Category: For Faculty

Spring 2017 Teachers Lounges consider approaches to class discussion that genuinely engage a diverse range of students. In this session we will consider times from our own experiences when class conversation has turned painful or offensive, and look at situations described in the Start Talking and Stop Talking handbooks in the Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues in Higher Education series.

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During this session we will explore different uses of ePortfolios and how to begin thinking about their benefits and how they can enhance learning experiences. We will take an in-depth look at how three programs at Columbia, with differing goals, introduced ePortfolios into their curriculums. Lastly we will discuss different technological solutions to building ePortfolios and begin to think about how ePortfolios can enhance your programmatic goals. Columbia faculty and graduate students from all departments are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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The Office of the Provost has launched two new Request for Proposals (RFPs) for funding opportunities for Columbia faculty who are looking to integrate new educational technologies into their classroom and online teaching. The CTL is holding open office hours where interested faculty members can walk in and receive consultation and feedback on their projects and applications.