This Week for Faculty: March 26, 2018
This week, we’re highlighting CTL workshops that offer practical strategies for addressing implicit bias and microaggressions in the classroom, as well as opportunities to work on your Hybrid Learning and Start Small! Mini Grant proposals. We also invite you to join upcoming conversations on negotiating systemic bias in teaching, navigating CourseWorks (Canvas), and teaching with the case study method. Details below…
Managing Classroom Climate: Implicit Bias and Microaggressions
This workshop will familiarize faculty with the concepts of implicit bias and microaggressions, how they occur in the classroom, and the impact they have on students and faculty. Faculty will discuss and apply practical strategies to address microaggressions and implicit bias when they occur in the classroom, whether committed by or against a student or faculty member. Moderate level session; some familiarity with inclusive teaching concepts recommended.
Tuesday, April 10 from 12:00 PM–1:30 PM, Butler Library Room 212
Tuesday, April 17 from 12:00 PM–1:30 PM, Armory Track and Field Center Hospitality Room, 4th Floor
Hybrid Learning Award Proposal Tune-Ups
Faculty can apply for funding from the Provost’s Request for Proposals to explore new educational methods and technologies at the classroom, department, program, or school level. Faculty from all disciplines who are interested in applying for the Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery Grants or Start Small! MiniGrants are invited to attend this hands-on session to build the assessment portion of their proposals. This session is strongly encouraged for faculty applying for Hybrid Learning Grants for the first time or re-submitting proposals not funded in previous years. Participants will explore strategies for assessing student learning and receive feedback on their choices.
Wednesday, March 28 from 12:30 AM–2:00 AM, Butler Library Room 212
Tuesday, March 27 from 12:00 PM–1:30 PM, Armory Track and Field Center Hospitality Room, 4th Floor
Digital Literacy in Context: Negotiating Systemic Bias in Teaching
In this community conversation, open to all Columbia faculty and students, we’ll hear lightning talks from three faculty members working on different areas of systemic bias that affect how we access and process information and then invite all in attendance to engage in a larger question and response session. This session is jointly sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, Columbia Libraries, and the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.
Date: Thursday, April 12
Time: 4:30 PM–6:00 PM
Location: Pulitzer Hall, The Brown Institute
Course Management: Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas)
This workshop provides an overview of the basic features and functionality of a course management system that allows instructors to build and support engaging courses. During the workshop, instructors learn how to migrate their content from CourseWorks (Sakai), navigate Canvas, manage syllabus and course materials, use quizzing tools, and utilize communication features in the system. The CTL also offers a self-paced, online training course as a flexible alternative to the face-to-face workshops.
Date: Monday, April 16
Time: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Location: Butler Library Room 204
Teaching with Case Study Method at Columbia: Faculty Conversation
Join us for a cross-disciplinary faculty conversation on case method teaching at Columbia University. During this session, you will get firsthand information and recommendations about teaching with the case method. Faculty panelists include:
- William B. Eimicke, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
- Mary Ann Price, Lecturer in The Discipline of Biological Sciences, Columbia College
- Dan J. Wang, David W. Zalaznick Associate Professor of Business, Columbia School of Business
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Location: Butler Library Room 212