Welcome to the CTL.
Teaching at one of the great universities in the country can present many unique opportunities and challenges, and we want to partner with you in your work.
- Looking for formative feedback on your teaching practice? Request a Teaching Observation.
- Rethinking your use of technology in the classroom? Consult with the learning designer assigned to your school or department.
- New to teaching at Columbia or interested in a refresher course? Sign up for our Faculty Orientation.
- Need help with educational components for a grant? Consult our evaluation and project development teams.
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“Faculty and graduate instructors at Columbia University are world renowned for their prowess in the classroom. With a focus on empowering learners through student-centered approaches, the Center for Teaching and Learning will partner with the Columbia teaching community to help shape the future of higher education on campus, and beyond.”
News for Faculty
This summer, the CTL will offer three intensive institutes for faculty and one institute for graduate students to develop new teaching approaches, applications, and skills with hands-on guidance from CTL staff. Apply today!read more
On March 8, 2017, Columbia University and the Center for Women’s History at the New-York Historical Society will launch Women Have Always Worked: The U.S. Experience 1700 – 1920 – the first part of the Women Have Always Worked MOOC (massive open online course) on the edX platform. Both parts of the course are free and open to all.read more
The start of the semester was a busy one at the CTL. Catch up on recent program launches, project milestones, and other activities and accomplishments from our staff and collaborators across Columbia University.read more
On January 30, University President Lee C. Bollinger hosted an event in Low Memorial Library for the release of Columbia University and Slavery, a website created by Columbia faculty, students, and CTL staff to present information about Columbia’s historic connections with the institution of slavery to the public.read more