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
In this Spotlight story, Gervasio shares how she overcame initial challenges and anxieties as a new teaching assistant, and in doing so, found a community of peers through the Center for Teaching and Learning’s programs for graduate student instructors.read more
It’s that time of the year to begin thinking about assessment and grading in CourseWorks. We are here to help and support you! For CourseWorks inquiries, we invite you to consult with one of our learning designers during open consultation hours at 212 Butler Library.read more
Looking to take your inclusive teaching practice to the next level? This three-hour intensive workshop will help you rethink your course design from the framework of equity and inclusion. Faculty are invited to apply by November 22, 2017.read more
The Provost’s Conversations on Online Learning (PCoOL) is a series of public talks by leading experts and peers on the future of education, specifically around online education. UPDATE: A recording of the first session on November 8 featuring John Hart and Adam Fein from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is now available on YouTube.read more