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The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) partners with faculty, students, and colleagues across the University to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

Spring 2018 Workshops and Events

Visit the CTL Events Calendar to browse all upcoming workshops and events for faculty and graduate student instructors.






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This Week for Faculty: April 23, 2018

Interested in helping your students be better independent learners? Looking for strategies that you can incorporate into your course? Join the CTL and other Columbia faculty to discuss a book focused on teaching students how to learn. Also in this week’s update: a faculty panel discussion about teaching with case study method at Columbia, a one-day workshop on course design, and an intensive three-hour workshop on inclusive teaching.

This Week for Grad Students: April 23, 2018

Today is the final day to submit your application to the 2018 Innovative Teaching Summer Institute! Also in this week’s update: an upcoming session on research mentorship and an event on transitioning from graduate careers to faculty positions featuring Columbia alumni.

This Week for Grad Students: April 16, 2018

Applications for the 2018 Innovative Teaching Summer Institute are due next week! Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with peers and develop yourself as an innovative teacher. Also in this week’s update: upcoming events on teaching when marginalized and exploring the transition from graduate careers to faculty positions.

This Week for Faculty: April 16, 2018

Considering submitting a proposal for the Provost’s RFP? There’s still time to apply for two funding opportunities! Also in this week’s update: upcoming workshops, a book discussion group on teaching students how to learn, and an inclusive teaching intensive on rethinking course design to include all students.

This Week for Grad Students: April 9, 2018

This week, the CTL is featuring a new professional development event for graduate students featuring alumni who hold teaching positions in the greater New York area. Plus, an upcoming Language Lounge on race, gender, and sexuality in classrooms, and a Teachers Lounge on teaching when marginalized.

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