This Week for Faculty: ☀️The CTL is here to help all summer!

by | Jun 6, 2022

3 Facets of Teaching the CTL Can Assist You With This Summer


1. Course and Syllabus Design

Are you designing or redesigning a course? Revising a syllabus? The CTL offers a range of on-demand course design support that includes a self-paced course, video playlist, and consultations. We can help you design an inclusive syllabus, and review and provide feedback on draft syllabi. Schedule a consultation to discuss your course or syllabus design needs.

2. Assessment and Assignment Design

Are you rethinking your course assessments, assignment design, and/or grading approach? The CTL offers on-demand resources on assessing student learning. We can help you develop an approach to assess equitablydesign assignments for learningincorporate rubrics into your feedback and grading practices, and integrate Columbia-supported tools such as CourseWorks, Gradescope, and QuizCon into your practice. Schedule a consultation to discuss course assessment, the integration of tools for assessment, or for a consultant to review and provide feedback on a draft assignment and rubric.

3. Student Engagement

Are you looking to engage your students in their learning inside and outside of the classroom? The CTL can help you think through active learning strategies, engaged lecturing practices, how to facilitate learning through discussionsteach with Do-It-Yourself video, and intentionally integrate Columbia-supported tools to engage students such as CourseWorksPoll EverywhereEd DiscussionEdBlogsMediathread, and Locus Tempus. Schedule a consultation to discuss student engagement or reach out directly to the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your department or school to discuss the integration of instructional technology.


Office Hours 
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 or email the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department.