This Week for Faculty: Wrap Up Spring 2022 Assessments & Grading. The CTL is here to help!

by | May 9, 2022

The CTL is here to help you as you wrap up assessment and grading this semester. Whether you are using Columbia-supported tools including CourseWorks Assignments, Gradebook, Speedgrader and Gradescope or developing a rubric to ensure consistent grading across graders, connect with us and explore our on-demand resources:

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.

Apply Today for the Active Learning Institute: June 21-24!

Join us from anywhere for this four-day hands-on online experience! You’ll leave with a redesigned course unit, a planned active learning experience, a video-based asynchronous activity ready to be used in your course. Applications received by Monday, May 16, 2022, will be given priority.

Unable to join us for the Institute? Explore our on-demand resources on the topic such as Getting Started with Active Learning and schedule a consultation for a customized conversation to meet your needs.

Develop Your Anti-Racist Pedagogical Practice

In case you missed it: Understanding and Doing Antiracist Assessment with Dr. Asao Inoue

Take-aways from the April 27 session “Understanding and Doing Antiracist Assessment” and a recording are available on the Office of the Provost website. Please note that you must log in with your Columbia UNI to access the recording, and it will be available until May 15.

Embarking on your own anti-racist pedagogical journey? Explore the following on-demand resources:

Read the Anti-Racist Pedagogy in Action: First Steps resource.

Watch the recording of “Moving Beyond Diversity to Create Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning Environments” from the 2022 Celebration of Teaching and Learning Symposium keynote delivered by Dr. Frank Tuitt.

Listen to the Season 4, Episode 4: Dead Ideas About Anti-Racist Pedagogy podcast with Frank Tuitt.



Explore the online gallery of the 2022 Celebration of Teaching and Learning and find inspiration from the efforts of Columbia faculty, staff and students. Featured submissions include:

Anti-Racist Pedagogical Considerations and Strategies for Synchronous Online Courses
Matthea Marquart, Lia W. Marshall, Rebecca Y. Chung, Kristin Garay, and the Columbia University School of Social Work’s Online Campus Community

Anti-Racism at the Bedside: Teaching Medical Students Skills to Eliminate Racism and Bias in Clinical Encounters
Catherine Tarleton, Beth Barron MD, Hetty Cunningham MD, Emily McNeill, and Ahmed Owda, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Centering / Burdening: A Diaological Resource on Racism, Anti-Racism, and Pedagogy
Alex Pittman, Barnard Center for Engaged Pedagogy