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The CTL offers a number of ways to help graduate students effectively develop their teaching.
Faculty Spotlight: Professor Angelina Craig-Flórez on Using Authentic Materials to Enhance Language Learning
Angelina Craig-Flórez, a Senior Lecturer in the department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures (LAIC) at Columbia University, worked with the Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to redesign her course Spanish Intermediate II.
Discussions can be meaningful and engaging learning experiences. However, challenges can arise in the form of unequal participation, unclear learning outcomes, or difficult topics that turn into difficult classroom moments. In this session, faculty will explore a three-step process to ensure that students understand the why and how of discussion and leave class with clear takeaways.
Join us at any one of these foundational workshops to deepen insight that you have started to develop at teaching orientations or in early teaching experiences.
This Week for Faculty: Engaged Lecturing Workshop & Faculty Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching!
Lecturing is a common teaching strategy, but it can be challenging to design and deliver lectures that simultaneously engage students and help them learn important course content. In this session, faculty will explore the elements of an effectively designed and delivered lecture, reflect on their own lecturing practices and leave with strategies to maximize their students’ learning.
Essentials of Teaching and Learning workshops offer new or developing graduate student instructors approaches to better facilitate student learning and improve teaching practices.
The CTL partners with faculty, graduate students, and colleagues across the institution to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.
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.
Thank a professor or teaching assistant for their dedication in teaching and learning.