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Orientation for Junior Faculty (Morningside)

August 23, 2016 and August 31, 2016

Butler Library Room 212

Columbia’s Center for Teaching and Learning is holding orientation sessions in August for new and junior faculty on the Morningside Campus.

Tuesday, August 23 | Register here
12:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Butler Library

Wednesday, August 31* | Register here
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Butler Library

Orientations provide an opportunity for new instructors to:

  • Get familiar with instructional resources on campus, procedures and policies, and methods for getting a class off to a good start.
  • Connect with other first-time instructors as well as teaching support staff at the CTL.
  • Explore topics such as teaching for the first time, active learning, grading strategies and rubrics, syllabus design, tools for teaching and learning, among others.

The dates for the Morningside Campus are below; there is another orientation event for faculty on the Medical Center campus on August 24. Learn more at our orientation sessions for faculty at For more information on our orientation sessions for graduate students, visit

*The orientation session on August 31 will have an Introduction to Teaching in the Core session for junior faculty in the CoreCurriculum, presented in collaboration with the Center for the Core Curriculum and the Junior Faculty Advisory Board.