In preparation for the transition to more in-person teaching, this resource encourages you to reflect back on your pandemic teaching experiences and identify what you plan to carry forward.
Flexible learning spaces encourage adaptable pedagogies and approaches to teaching and learning. While these spaces may vary in nature, this resource offers some best practices that can be applied regardless of space.
Five tips for instructors who are teaching hybrid/HyFlex courses where the majority of students will be participating in face-to-face (synchronous) class sessions while a few students will be joining remotely.
What is HyFlex? How does it work? What are some strategies for getting started? This guide helps instructors answer these questions by providing an overview and practical strategies for setting up HyFlex activities.
This resource provides an overview of HyFlex support approaches and resources that is meant to supplement training provided in your departments and schools.
This research-informed guide provides strategies for building community in online and hybrid/HyFlex courses for both synchronous and asynchronous formats.
Simple strategies that combine active learning principles with online tools to promote student access and engagement with content, facilitate sharing of ideas, and encourage reflection on learning.
Suggestions for adapting the design of a face-to-face course by focusing on online capabilities, the intentional integration of technology, and emphasizing learner-centered and inclusive practices.
Tips for setting up an online course that gives students and instructors the flexibility to engage with course material, activities, and each other from anywhere and at any time.
Introduces the benefits of collaborative learning online, highlights some strategies for effective collaborative learning, and overviews some of the Columbia-supported tools to facilitate collaborative learning online.
Five tips that emphasize the importance of keeping the focus on the students’ experience and what they should be doing during a live online class session.
Resources that graduate student instructors can draw on to stay connected to students and maintain learning in classes in which they are acting as Teaching Assistants.
Strategies for inclusive teaching online structured around the five principles of inclusive teaching as outlined in the Guide for Inclusive Teaching at Columbia.
This resource presents key considerations in class discussions and offers strategies for how instructors can prepare and engage in effective synchronous and asynchronous classroom discussions.
Suggestions for considering the role of lab sessions in your students’ learning, along with specific tactics and resources you can employ to help provide meaningful online lab sessions.
How do you maximize student learning, uphold academic integrity, and manage grading loads in a large online course? We highlight four strategies.
Teaching Assistants can be invaluable partners for faculty and other course instructors. This page offers recommendations and considerations for faculty who are working with TAs to run courses online.
An overview of Zoom and CourseWorks Conferences (BigBlueButton) capabilities for online office hours.
This page guides instructors through creating assignments and grading online with Gradescope, a tool designed to streamline and standardize the grading of paper-based, digital, and coding assignments.
Advice for video set up, recording, editing and publishing, including technical considerations for creating active and engaging classroom experiences using video.
An overview of CourseWorks tools, options, and settings that can help implement exams efficiently and fairly and make the exam experience positive for both instructors and students.
Guidelines on how to use Panopto to securely host a variety of media to share with students, including uploading and recording video. This CourseWorks-integrated tool supports in-video quizzes, video editing, screen captures, and more.
How to set up discussions, take attendance, create and grade assignments, and create online exams and quizzes using CourseWorks, Columbia’s online learning management system.
A self-paced course designed to help Columbia graduate student instructors in support roles develop effective teaching practices in online and hybrid courses.