News & Features
David Helfand, Professor and Chair of the Department of Astronomy, will be featured in an upcoming faculty panel at the Center for Teaching and Learning on Wednesday, November 1. Ahead of the event, Professor Helfand shares a few small changes he made to his teaching that made his students more comfortable with collaborative learning.
Register for the Faculty Book Discussion Group: “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning”
Too busy to make large-scale changes to your course design and teaching practices? Looking for strategies that require minimal preparation and grading? Join a faculty discussion group this fall to discuss the book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning” by James Lang.
Ivana Hughes, Director of Frontiers of Science and Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Chemistry, will be featured in an upcoming faculty panel at the Center for Teaching and Learning on Thursday, October 5. Ahead of the event, Hughes shares a few small changes she made to her teaching that led to big impacts on her students’ learning.
On Thursday, October 5, and Wednesday, November 1, hear from a panel of Columbia science faculty about the small changes they made to their teaching and the big impact it had on learning. All members of the Columbia teaching community are invited to attend.
Columbia University’s Global Muckraking: Investigative Journalism and Global Media MOOC (massive open online course), which received worldwide participation during its initial release, will once again be offered on the edX platform on October 4. The course is free and open to all learners.
CTLgrads Learning Communities are interdisciplinary three-part series on teaching and learning topics, designed and co-facilitated by CTL Senior Lead Teaching Fellows. This fall, LCs will discuss metacognition, technology, and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching.
The CTL partners with faculty, graduate students, and colleagues across the institution to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.
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.