Find Community Online
Engage in conversations with faculty teaching across Columbia University about pedagogical practices and modes of delivery.
For Science and Engineering Faculty:
Dead Ideas in Science Teaching: Podcast Discussion
February 1, 12:15-1:00pm.
Columbia University faculty are welcome to engage synchronously with faculty peers in the following offerings via Zoom.
Course Design Intensive
April 23 and 30, 10am-12:00pm.
Hybrid and Online Teaching Institute
90-minute synchronous sessions.
Check the CTL Events calendar to find an upcoming session.
Teaching Online with CourseWorks
90-minute workshop on multiple dates, offered via Zoom. Check the CTL Events calendar to find an upcoming session.
For Applicants of the Provost Teaching and Learning Grants:
Funding opportunities available through the Office of the Provost include: Innovative Course Design, Innovative Course Module, Interdisciplinary Teaching Award; Large Scale Departments, Programs, or Schools; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and the Emerging Technology Grant. Learn more on the website of the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning and Innovation.
Office of the Provost RFP Town Hall
February 22, 3:00-4:00pm.
Assessment Tune-Up for RFP Applicants
March 25, 12:00-1:15pm
Get Live Help
Access live, one-on-one CTL teaching support via Zoom (or phone) from 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
Columbia University faculty are welcome to engage asynchronously on the following topics available on the CTL website or in self-paced CourseWorks (Canvas) courses.
Active Learning for Your Online Classroom: Five Strategies Using Zoom
Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussion
Developing Poll Questions to Engage and Assess Science and Engineering Students
Assessment of Student Learning
Assessing Student Learning (Course Design Essentials)
Assessment and Grading in CourseWorks (Canvas) 2.0
Peer Review: Intentional Design for Any Course Context
Creating Assignments and Grading Online with Gradescope
Creating Online Exams
Promoting Academic Integrity
Looking to design or redesign a course? Learn more about the CTL’s support for course design and the step-by-step process of designing or redesigning a course.
Course Design Essentials from the CTL
Course Design Essentials (Online)
Looking for assistance in using Columbia’s Learning Management System effectively in your teaching and to support your students’ learning?
Teaching with CourseWorks
Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas) 2.0
Assessment & Grading in CourseWorks (Canvas) 2.0
Hybrid/HyFlex Course Design
Thinking of moving lecture and course materials online to free up in-class time for active learning? Interested in creating multimedia instructional materials for your courses? These offerings will get you started on the basics of blended learning and do-it-yourself media production.
Blended Learning Essentials
Hybrid/HyFlex Teaching & Learning
Interested in making your courses more inclusive of all Columbia learners? These offerings will provide you with practical strategies to implement in any course. Additionally, the CTL offers consultations on this topic as well as a Workshop To Go that can be requested by departments and schools.
Accessibility in Teaching and Learning
Anti-Racist Pedagogy in Action: First Steps
Guide for Inclusive Teaching at Columbia
Inclusive Teaching Online
Inclusive Teaching: Supporting All Students in the College Classroom
Self-Paced Massive Open Online Course
New to Teaching at Columbia
The CTL welcomes new faculty to participate in an orientation that introduces them to the Columbia teaching community and offers practical, evidence-based strategies they can implement on the first day of class.
Office of the Provost Faculty Orientation
Teaching with Media
Teaching with Panopto
Teaching With Do-It-Yourself Video
Platform created and supported by the CTL
Schedule a Consultation
Unable to join or not seeing any offerings that meet your immediate teaching and learning needs? Request a consultation.
Meet one-on-one, speak over the phone, or via video-conference with the Faculty Programs and Services (FPS) team to receive support on a range of teaching and learning topics. Email the CTL FPS Team at CTLfaculty@columbia.edu to request a consultation.
For consultations on digital pedagogies and the purposeful use of technologies, contact the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your department or school, or email the CTL at ColumbiaCTL@columbia.edu.
The CTL is here for faculty.
The Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning provides an array of support for faculty in both their work and their professional development.