This Week for Faculty: 5 Ways the CTL Can Support You With Your Teaching this Fall

by | Sep 7, 2022

Welcome to the Fall 2022 semester! The Center for Teaching and Learning is available to assist you throughout the semester. Connect with us, explore our on-demand resources, and join us for live offerings to engage with the Columbia teaching community!

Below are five ways we can support you with your teaching this Fall.

1) Live Offerings and Workshops To Go

Join us for our Fall 2022 offerings. Engage in conversations with colleagues from across campus about teaching and learning, and find community. Check the CTL Events calendar for upcoming live events for faculty.

Invite the CTL to your department, school or program! Administrators can select from one of our Workshops To Go or request a custom session and we’ll bring the teaching and learning conversation to you!

2) Office Hours and Instructional Technology Support

Get help during our office hours via Zoom (or phone) Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Our Learning Designers will answer your questions about teaching with instructional technology.

Email the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department to schedule a consultation to discuss teaching with technology, CourseWorks (Canvas) or any other Columbia-supported instructional technologies.

3) Consultation and Teaching Observation Services

Schedule a 1-on-1 in-person or virtual consultation to discuss any teaching and learning needs by emailing Our team can help you think through teaching challenges, syllabi, course assessments, active learning strategies, inclusive teaching practices, among other topics.

Trying something new this semester? Looking to reflect on your teaching practices? Request a Teaching Observation! The CTL will observe your class and meet with you to share feedback and discuss next steps. 

4) On-Demand Resources

Explore the resources available on the CTL website from anywhere and at any time. Find teaching tips and strategies in our guides, self-paced courses, and resources to support you in whichever modality you will be teaching.


5) Support for Your Graduate Students and TAs

Get your graduate students and teaching assistants the support they need to be effective facilitators of teaching and learning. Refer them to the CTL’s Graduate Student Programs and Services offerings. Graduate students and TAs can reach out to with any questions.