Chas Firestone East was awarded the 2023 Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. In this spotlight, Chas shares what they emphasized about their teaching in the award process, a focus of their teaching and how the CTL helped them pursue that focus, and their experiences in CTL fellowships. Lastly, Chas shares strategies that they use in their teaching practice that new graduate student instructors might consider incorporating into their own practice.
Ana DiGiovanni was awarded the 2023 Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. In this spotlight, she shares what she emphasized about her teaching in the award process, a focus of her teaching and how the CTL helped her pursue that focus, and her experiences in CTL fellowships. Lastly, Ana shares strategies that she uses in her teaching practice that new graduate student instructors might consider incorporating into their own practice.
In this spotlight, Milica discusses her experience in the Advanced Track of the CTL’s Teaching Development Program (TDP), including the CTL offerings that were most instructive. She also shares her experience creating a digital teaching portfolio as a capstone assignment for the TDP, and shares teaching strategies that she has found effective.
In this spotlight, Monica shares what motivated her to join the Advanced Track of the CTL’s Teaching Development Program, and how interacting with interdisciplinary peers has strengthened her teaching experience. She also shares her experience working on a Provost’s Funded Project, and imparts a strategy she uses in her own teaching practice.
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.
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.
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.