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.
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.
In this Spotlight story, Domach shares his experience as a Pilot Participant in the Teaching Development Program. He discusses how the TDP has encouraged him to reflect on his teaching practices, and how his participation has prepared him to represent his teaching in the job market.
Student Spotlight: Allison DeWitt, Ph.D. Candidate in Italian and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
In this Spotlight story, Allison DeWitt, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Italian and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, shares how her experiences organizing the CTL’s Innovative Teaching Summer Institute and serving as a Senior Teaching Observation Fellow strengthened her own teaching practice. She also shares tips for engaging and motivating students, collecting feedback, and giving students more active roles in the classroom.
In this Spotlight story, Braden Czapla shares how facilitating learning communities and other professional development opportunities for his peers has strengthened his own teaching practice, and offers tips for being a good mentor to undergraduate students.
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.
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