Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas) Online Course 2.0

This revised course provides an overview of how to navigate the learning management system, use tools and set up your CourseWorks (Canvas) courses to support your teaching and learning practices.

Thank-a-Prof, Thank-a-TA

Columbia students: show your appreciation by writing a thank you note to a professor or TA with whom you’ve had an impactful learning experience and we’ll pass along your note.

Poll Everywhere (PE) at Columbia

What is PE? How can it be used to engage learners? See our guide or make an in person consultation with the CTL to integrate PE into your teaching.

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This Week for Faculty: Learning Through Discussion & Teaching Large Classes Workshops

Discussions can be meaningful and engaging learning experiences. However, challenges can arise in the form of unequal participation, unclear learning outcomes, or difficult topics that turn into difficult classroom moments. In this session, faculty will explore a three-step process to ensure that students understand the why and how of discussion and leave class with clear takeaways.

This Week for Faculty: Engaged Lecturing Workshop & Faculty Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching!

Lecturing is a common teaching strategy, but it can be challenging to design and deliver lectures that simultaneously engage students and help them learn important course content. In this session, faculty will explore the elements of an effectively designed and delivered lecture, reflect on their own lecturing practices and leave with strategies to maximize their students’ learning.

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CTL staff support instructors at Columbia as they transform their classrooms and create engaging learning experiences. In these stories and conversations, instructors reflect back on their experiences.

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Thank a professor or teaching assistant for their dedication in teaching and learning.