Teaching Support

Faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff can request support for course design, curriculum planning, assignment development, learning activities, teaching approaches, and a range of other topics related to teaching and learning in today’s academic environment.

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Get Support

Send inquiries to ColumbiaCTL@columbia.edu or learn other ways you can get in touch with the CTL.

Consultations

Faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff can request in-person consultations to get support for their teaching and learning needs throughout the year.

Teaching Observations

Faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff can request teaching observations to receive individualized feedback on their teaching. Through a structured process, consultants observe instructors in the classroom and provide suggestions to improve their teaching. The CTL can also work with schools, programs, and departments seeking to refine their peer-teaching observation practice.

Assessment and Evaluation Support

Faculty can request support for identifying appropriate student learning outcomes, designing course-based assessment tools, aligning learning objectives with course-based assessment tools, interpreting course-based assessments, planning and designing curricular initiatives, and a range of other topics related to assessment and evaluation.