This Week for Faculty: ūü§Ė Explore AI for Teaching and Learning

by | Jan 29, 2024

Learn how faculty are incorporating AI into teaching and learning at Columbia. Join the CTL for two upcoming panels as part of the 2024 Celebration of Teaching and Learning Symposium, experiment with AI tools in Teaching Lab sessions, and explore related on-demand resources.

Online Panel | Thursday, February 1, 12:00-1:00pm

Learn about how Columbia faculty are approaching AI in the classroom. Join us for this online panel and Q&A:

Generative AI and the Science of Learning –¬†Register

Moderated by Adam Brown, Program Director, Science of Learning Research Initiative (SOLER)

Panelists include:

  • Victoria Malaney-Brown, Director of Academic Integrity
  • Kathleen McKeown, Henry And Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science
  • Christopher Munsell, Glascock Associate Professor of Professional Practice of Real Estate Development Finance


Online Panel | Wednesday, February 7, 12:00-1:00pm

Faculty Innovations Through Provost‚Äôs Teaching and Learning Grants –¬†Register

Panelists Ashli Carter and Joseph Howley will share the role of AI in their Provost-funded teaching and learning projects.

Moderated by Amanda Irvin, Senior Director, Faculty Programs and Services, CTL

‚ÄčPanelists include:

  • Ashli Carter, Lecturer in the Discipline of Management, Graduate School of Business
  • Rachel Cummings, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
  • Joseph Howley, Associate Professor of Classics

Experiment with AI Tools

Not sure about the role of AI in your teaching and your classroom? Come explore AI tools for teaching and learning alongside colleagues. No prior experience with AI tools needed. 

Teaching Lab for AI Tools: Designing Effective Prompts
February 20, 10:00-11:00am, online –¬†Register

Teaching Lab for AI Tools: Community Building
February 27, 3:00-4:00pm, online –¬†Register

Bring the conversation about AI in teaching and learning to your school or department

Request a Learning Community to Go on Teaching and Learning in the Age of AI 
Department chairs and program directors can request the CTL facilitate a conversation either in-person or via Zoom; we are happy to join existing meetings or groups. Contact the CTL at

Explore on-demand resources

Find tips for AI tools in the classroom, learn from faculty examples, and gain insights from undergraduate student perspectives on the Teaching and Learning in the Age of AI: Considerations, Resources, and Opportunities page.

Join the conversation!

Need a space to discuss teaching-related topics? The CTL invites you to join colleagues to discuss the ways we support our students and ourselves throughout the semester. This informal space is for you to share your thoughts, experiences, and find community with peers. 

Easing into a New Semester for Teaching: A Conversational Space for Faculty
January 30, 11:00am-12:00pm, 212 Butler –¬†Register

Related on-demand resource.

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