Teaching Development Program (TDP)

The Teaching Development Program (TDP) allows Columbia doctoral students to cultivate, document, and reflect on teaching development across the arc of their graduate school career.

Anti-Racist Pedagogy in Action: First Steps

Classrooms serve as microcosms of the larger society, and the resources offered here, while focused on pedagogical practices, support broader commitments to anti-racist actions in higher education.

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This Week for Faculty: Faculty Book Discussion Group: Radical Hope

Could your classes use more hope after a year of teaching and learning during a pandemic? Are you looking to prepare for your fall semester among a community of like-minded colleagues? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then join the CTL this summer for a discussion of Kevin Gannon’s Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto.

This Week for Graduate Students: Summer 2021 Book Club: Cheating Lessons

What motivates students to cheat and how can we prevent cheating? Join us every other week, starting Wednesday, May 19th, for this summer’s CTLgrads Bookclub where we will read Cheating Lessons (2013) by James Lang, PhD, and dig into the research on student learning, memory, attention, and motivation and what it can tell us about why students cheat.

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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.