This Week for Faculty: 🔎 Fall in Focus
The CTL is here to help you get ready for the Fall semester!
Whether you will be teaching a discussion-based course or a large course, we have a line-up of offerings for you! Refine your course syllabi, gain strategies for teaching inclusively, plan your upcoming lectures, and explore ways to actively engage your students in their learning with us!
Additionally, learn about the Columbia-supported instructional technologies that are available for you to use in your teaching and to support your students’ learning. The CTL is offering sessions on CourseWorks, Ed Discussion, Poll Everywhere, and Gradescope.
Click the hyperlinked session dates below to register and explore the related on-demand resources.
Set the tone for the semester
It’s in the Syllabus! Or is it?: Designing a Transparent Syllabus
90-minute workshop on August 22, 10:00-11:30am. Online.
Syllabus Office Hours
August 29, 2022, 10:00am-12:00pm. In-person or online.
Related resource: Designing an Inclusive Syllabus.
Plan your approach
Four Ways to Manage Your Large Course
60-minute workshop on August 23, 10:00-11:00am. Online.
Related resource: Teaching Large Courses Effectively and Efficiently
Set-up your CourseWorks site
Setting Up Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussions in CourseWorks
30-minute workshop on August 25, 1:00-1:30pm and August 31, 12:00-12:30pm. Online.
Related resource: self-paced course – Assessment and Grading in CourseWorks (Canvas)
Get your students thinking and talking about their learning
Engaging Students with Ed Discussion
30-minute demo on August 24, 12:30-1:00pm and August 30, 12:00-12:30pm. Online.
Related resource: Enhance your Course Discussion Boards for Learning: Three Strategies Using Ed Discussion
Navigating HOT Moments: Before, During, and After Class
75-minute workshop on August 25, 10:45am-12:00pm. Online.
Related resource: Navigating Heated, Offensive, and Tense (HOT) Moments in the Classroom
Plan how you will assess student learning
Introduction to Gradescope: Grading and Feedback for Science and Engineering
60-minute workshop on August 25, 2:00-3:00pm. Online.
Related resource: Creating Assignments and Grading Online with Gradescope
The CTL is here to help you get ready for Fall 2022!
Join us for office hours via Zoom (or phone) Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm to have your teaching with instructional technology questions answered.
Schedule an in-person or virtual consultation to discuss any teaching and learning need by emailing email@example.com or email the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department.