Student Spotlight: Jessie Oehrlein, PhD in Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics
In this spotlight, Jessie discusses why she applied to the Teaching Assessment Fellowship program and what she learned from it, including the benefits of working with interdisciplinary teams and peers. She also shares helpful teaching and assessment strategies for instructors that she has incorporated into her own classroom.
Student Spotlight: Claire Dillon, PhD Candidate in Art History and Archaeology
In this spotlight, Claire discusses her motivation to participate as a Teaching Observation Fellow and a Teaching Consultant, and how these experiences helped with her own pedagogical development and provided her with new perspectives on teaching practices. Claire also shares teaching strategies for graduate student instructors.
Student Spotlight: Niyati Shenoy, PhD Candidate in Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
In this spotlight, Niyati shares what she has learned as both a participant in the TDP as well as through her experience as a TDP Consultant, including the benefits of peer observation and how her disciplinary interests and research have influenced her teaching, and vice versa.
Student Spotlight: Miguel Ángel Garrido, PhD Candidate in Statistics
In this spotlight story, Miguel Ángel Garrido shares how his approach to teaching has changed as a result of attending CTL workshops, facilitating conversations about teaching with peers and colleagues in his department, and collaborating with the interdisciplinary cohort of Lead Teaching Fellows.
Student Spotlight: Michael Ginsberg, PhD Candidate in Earth and Environmental Engineering
In this spotlight story, Michael discusses his experience as a CIRTL fellow, including working with the CTL to establish a Teaching as Research (TAR) assessment program on campus as well as working with peers on cultivating a culture of evidence-based teaching and collaboration across disciplines at Columbia.
Student Spotlight: Franziska Landes, PhD Candidate in Earth and Environmental Science
In this Spotlight story, Franzisca Landes, Ph.D. candidate in Earth and Environmental Science, shares how co-facilitating workshops and engaging with the CTL through diverse fellowships have strengthened her own teaching practice, and offers teaching tips that new graduate student instructors might consider incorporating into their own practice.
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