Teaching this Fall? CTL has created online resources and workshops to help instructors adapt to teaching online. Resources and workshops provide guidance on adapting courses to an online or blended format, teaching with technology such as CourseWorks (Canvas), Zoom, and Panopto, and pedagogical strategies for engaging students online.
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A self-paced course designed to help Columbia graduate student instructors in support roles develop effective teaching practices in online and hybrid courses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strategies for inclusive teaching online structured around the five principles of inclusive teaching as outlined in the Guide for Inclusive Teaching at Columbia.
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.
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.
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.
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.