Welcome to the CTL.
Teaching at one of the great universities in the country can present many unique opportunities and challenges, and we want to partner with you in your work.
- Looking for formative feedback on your teaching practice? Request a Teaching Observation.
- Rethinking your use of technology in the classroom? Consult with the learning designer assigned to your school or department.
- New to teaching at Columbia or interested in a refresher course? Sign up for our Faculty Orientation.
- Need help with educational components for a grant? Consult our evaluation and project development teams.
No matter what your teaching and learning need, the CTL is here to support you. Join our mailing list to receive updates on events and resources.
“Faculty and graduate instructors at Columbia University are world renowned for their prowess in the classroom. With a focus on empowering learners through student-centered approaches, the Center for Teaching and Learning will partner with the Columbia teaching community to help shape the future of higher education on campus, and beyond.”John H. Coatsworth
News for Faculty
To address the increased demand from the Columbia teaching community for support, specifically due to the Canvas migration, the Center for Teaching and Learning is holding expanded office hours through the end of September.read more
As a recipient of the Provost’s Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery award, Professor Sarah Hansen received support from the Center for Teaching and Learning to redesign her general chemistry laboratory course to better meet the diverse needs of her students and increase their engagement in the course.read more
A new guide developed by the Center for Teaching and Learning helps instructors learn about inclusive teaching principles and strategies, reflect on and improve their own classroom practices, and receive resources for further study and application all in one place.read more
Last spring, McCoy joined a community of like-minded faculty and instructors who were committed to improving student learning. In this Q&A, she shares her experience participating in the CTL’s Reflective Teaching Seminar.read more