This Week for Faculty: Apply for a Provost’s Teaching and Learning Grant!
2023 Office of the Provost Teaching and Learning Grants
Looking to integrate new educational approaches or technologies into your classroom? Exploring ways to leverage AI tools to enhance teaching and learning? The Office of the Provost provides a variety of funding opportunities up to $25,000 for Columbia faculty looking to enhance their learning environments. Grant offerings range from experimenting with one new pedagogical tool to a full course redesign. Recipients receive logistical, organizational, and instructional support from the CTL. Request for Proposals (RFPs) for 2023 grants are now open.
We strongly encourage all faculty to get a head start on your proposal to prepare for the May 1, 2023 application due date. Please contact ColumbiaCTL@columbia.edu to schedule a consultation with CTL staff to help develop your project plan and determine the appropriate in-kind support level. In addition, join the sessions below.
Office of the Provost RFP Town Hall
At this Q&A event, CTL, CUIT, and SOLER staff will answer questions about the types of awards and the application process.
Dates & Times: Thursday, March 9 from 11:00 A.M. -12:00 P.M. or Monday, April 3 from 12:00-1:00 P.M.
In case you missed it: Recording of Teaching and ChatGPT Forum
On February 13, 2023, the CTL hosted a “Teaching and ChatGPT Forum” for the Columbia community. Contributors shared resources and participated in an informal conversation about AI tools, specifically ChatGPT, and its implications in the classroom.
Partner Event: Learning Lunch: Academic Integrity Case Studies—Why Context Matters
Looking to create learning environments that support undergraduate students in upholding the values of academic integrity? Join this session co-facilitated by Dr. Victoria Malaney-Brown, Director of Academic Integrity, and Dr. John Foo, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, as part of Columbia’s Integrity Week. Come explore James Lang’s theory of cheating, which highlights five contextual factors prevalent in classrooms that may induce academically dishonest behaviors.
Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
Time: 11:40 AM – 12:55 PM
Location: Lerner Hall, Room 401
The CTL is here to help!
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, learning, and mentoring needs by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or email the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department.