Summer 2018 Workshops and Events

Visit the CTL Events Calendar to browse all upcoming workshops and events for faculty and graduate student instructors.

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching

On August 29 the CTL welcomes new faculty to an orientation that offers practical, evidence-based strategies they can implement on the first day of class and introduces them to the Columbia teaching culture.

CUIMC Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning

The 2018 CUIMC Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning is a two-day workshop on July 18-19 devoted to exploring effective teaching and learning strategies in health sciences education.

Graduate Students Preparing for the Job Market

Work on your application materials at RYTSI (Representing Your Teaching Summer Intensives) from July 16-20 or master your teaching statement online.

Upcoming Events

News & Features

Register for Representing Your Teaching Summer Intensives | July 16-20

Wondering how to present your teaching on the academic job market? The Center for Teaching and Learning is hosting a week of events where graduate students can learn about and begin drafting teaching-related documents with feedback and guidance from CTL. Representing Your Teaching Summer Intensives (RYTSI) runs July 16-20, come for one day, or come for all!

Innovating Instruction MOOC to Relaunch with a Focus on STEM Education

The Innovating Instruction: Learning Design in the STEM Classroom MOOC (massive open online course) will relaunch on July 11, 2018 with a new focus on STEM education. The course is free and open to all with an optional paid verified certificate. While the concepts in this course can be applied to different educational contexts, it is particularly geared toward K-12 teachers in the United States.

This Week for Grad Students: May 7, 2018

Wondering how to present your teaching on the academic job market? Mark your calendars for an upcoming opportunity to focus on developing your job application. Also in this week’s update: there’s still time to apply for the Innovative Teaching Summer Institute on June 11-14. Applications are due Monday, May 14.

This Week for Faculty: May 7, 2018

Get a head start on fall course planning with summer workshops, institutes, and other programs for faculty! Applications for the one-day Course Design Essentials workshop, the three-hour Inclusive Teaching Intensive workshop, and the Active Learning Institute are all due this week. Don’t miss your chance to join!

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