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Summer 2021 Offerings


Find community online, explore our online resources and courses, and/or request a consultation today.

Find Community Online

Engage in conversations with faculty teaching across Columbia University about pedagogical practices and modes of delivery.

Let’s Talk Hybrid/HyFlex Teaching: 30-Minute Check-Ins
30-minute discussions.
April 14, and May 13, 12:15-12:45pm. 

Let’s Talk Online Teaching: 30-Minute Check-Ins
30-minute discussions.
April 14, and May 13, 2:00-2:30pm. 

Faculty Book Discussion Group: Radical Hope
75-minute discussions.
July 13, July 27, and August 10, 12:00-1:15pm

Learn Synchronously

Columbia University faculty are welcome to engage synchronously with faculty peers in the following offerings via Zoom.


Assessment and Grading Online with Columbia Tools
90-minute workshop. 
April 29, 1:30-3:00pm; June 23, 12:00-1:30pm

Engaging Students in Online Discussions
60-minute workshop.
April 28, 12:00-1:00pm; June 24, 1:00-2:00pm

Feedback for Learning
60-minute workshop. 
April 28, 3:00-4:00pm; June 25, 11:00am-12:00pm

Hybrid and Online Teaching Institute 
90-minute synchronous sessions.
April 27, 10:00am-11:30am; June 21, 10:00am-11:30am; 

Planning Live Online Class Sessions
60-minute workshop.
April 27, 1:00-2:00pm; June 23, 10:00-11:00am

Teaching Large Online Courses
60-minute workshop.
April 30, 1:00-2:00pm; June 25, 2:00-3:00pm

Teaching Online with CourseWorks
90-minute workshop.
April 26, 2:00-3:30pm; April 29, 1:30-3:00pm; 

June 21, 2:00-3:30pm; June 24, 10:00-11:30am.

Ways to Be More Inclusive In Your Online Course
60-minute workshop.
April 26, 12:00-1:00pm; June 22, 11:00am-12:00pm



Active Learning Institute (Online)
4-day institute including synchronous and asynchronous. 
NEW DATES June 21-June 24. Apply by May 17.

CUIMC Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning
Hybrid offering
June 29-July 1. Apply by May 10. 

Get Live Help

Access live, one-on-one CTL teaching support via Zoom (or phone) from 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Learn Asynchronously

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

Active Learning for Your Online Classroom: Five Strategies Using Zoom
Online Resource

Collaborative Learning Online
Online Resource

Community Building in Online and Hybrid (HyFlex) Courses
Online Resource

Engaged Lecturing: Five Tips for Planning Live Online Classes
Online Resource

Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussion 
Online Resource 

Developing Poll Questions to Engage and Assess Science and Engineering Students
Online Resource



Assessment of Student Learning

Assessing Student Learning (Course Design Essentials)

Assessment and Grading in CourseWorks (Canvas) 2.0
Online Course

Peer Review: Intentional Design for Any Course Context
Online Resource

Creating Assignments and Grading Online with Gradescope 
Online Resource

Creating Online Exams
Online Resource

Promoting Academic Integrity
Online Resource



Course Design

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
Video Playlist

Course Design Essentials (Online)
Online Course 

Seven Strategies for Success in Six-Week Immersive Courses
Online resource



Courseworks (Canvas)

Looking for assistance in using Columbia’s Learning Management System effectively in your teaching and to support your students’ learning?

Teaching with CourseWorks
Online Resource

Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas) 2.0
Online Course

Assessment & Grading in CourseWorks (Canvas) 2.0
Online Course



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
Online Resource

Blended Learning Essentials
Online Course 

Hybrid/HyFlex Teaching & Learning
Online Resource 

Hybrid and Online Teaching Institute for Faculty
Online course and 90-minute synchronous sessions. Check the CTL Events calendar to find an upcoming session.



Inclusive Teaching

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
Online Resource

Anti-Racist Pedaoggy in Action: First Steps
Online Resource

Guide for Inclusive Teaching at Columbia
Online Resource

Inclusive Teaching Online
Online Resource

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.

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching
Online Course



Online Teaching

Online Teaching 

Hybrid and Online Teaching Institute for Faculty
Online course and 90-minute synchronous sessions. Check the CTL Events calendar to find an upcoming session.



Teaching with Media

Teaching with Panopto
Online Resource

Teaching With Do-It-Yourself Video
Online Resource

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 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

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.