Blended Learning Essentials

This self-paced course provides an overview of blended learning and guides instructors through the design process for a lesson or unit of study.

Requests for Proposals (RFP) Town Hall

Wondering about the kinds of projects that are eligible for Provost Office teaching and learning grants? Have a question about the different types of grants this year and which might be the best fit for your idea? Attend our Town Hall on Thursday, January 31 to learn more about the RFPs and the application process.

Teaching Development Program

Join us for the TDP Spring info session next February 1st, 12:10 – 1:25 PM to find out more about this new comprehensive service, to create individual plans for track completion, and learn about how the TDP can help you showcase teaching experience on the academic job market.

New DIY Media Production Space Opens at CUIMC

This sound-isolating space is suitable for instructors wishing to create high-quality media recordings of lectures and presentations, interactive videos, screencasts, or annotated media.


2019 Celebration of Teaching and Learning Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Carl Wieman

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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News & Features

Resources for Assessment and Grading with CourseWorks (Canvas)

Columbia’s learning management system, CourseWorks, is at the center of many classroom activities including assessment and grading. If you are planning to deliver your final exams or parts of your final exams online, the CTL has a collection of resources and in-person services to assist you.

This Week for Grad Students: November 26, 2018

Want to rehearse your teaching practices? The CTL offers Microteaching Sessions to give you direct feedback and support. Also, check our upcoming workshop if you wish to prepare a syllabus from scratch.

This Week for Faculty: November 26, 2018

Wondering how to foster an inclusive environment in your classroom? In this week’s featured workshop, we explore the impact of implicit bias and microaggressions and discuss practical strategies to address them.

Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas)

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering an introductory course on the learning management system CourseWorks (Canvas). The course is open to all members of the Columbia community.

This Week for Faculty: November 19, 2018

Want to share your successes and concerns related to teaching at Columbia? Join us at The Teaching Hour as we explore issues of diversity from the perspective of instructors’ positionalities, Columbia’s student populations, as well as course content.

This Week for Grad Students: November 12, 2018

Want a way to pursue, document, and represent your teaching development? CTL’s Teaching Development Program (TDP) is a comprehensive new service that allows you to strategically build a portfolio of your teaching development across your graduate school career.

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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.