Assessments and Grading in CourseWorks

Are you planning to deliver your final exams or parts of your final exams online? CourseWorks (Canvas) can help.

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 Monday, February 11 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

Women Have Always Worked Online Course Re-released

On January 30, 2019, Columbia University re-launched Women Have Always Worked with Alice Kessler-Harris. This online course series is now four separate courses, making it more convenient for learners to take the course, and it has been updated with new content covering the 2016 election and how women are contributing to the grassroots movements aimed at social and economic inequality

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.

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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.