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Teaching with Do-It-Yourself Video

Learn how video can improve teaching and learning in your class.

Fall 2017 Events

Browse upcoming workshops and events for Columbia instructors.

In the Spotlight

Professor Sarah Hansen on redesigning her course to ensure student success in a large classroom.

New Online Course

Learn strategies for academic success for navigating the transition from military service to the college classroom.

New Online Course

Learn the skills necessary to make sound financial and investment decisions.






Upcoming Events

News & Features

Professor David Helfand Shares Small Teaching Changes with a Big Learning Impact

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.

Ivana Hughes Shares Small Teaching Changes with a Big Learning Impact

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.

Global Muckraking MOOC Relaunches October 4

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.

Registration Open: CTLgrads Learning Communities

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.

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The CTL partners with faculty, graduate students, and colleagues across the institution to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

In the Spotlight

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.