November 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Online Legacy Courses for Spring 2022 Now that it is November, members of our instructional design team have begun making updates to legacy courses — online and hybrid courses that were designed and taught in a previous semester that are migrated to the current iteration. This process takes approximately 2-3 weeks once the CPS has been finalized. In order to help faculty prepare these shells, … Continue reading November 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We ran a faculty forum on “Engaging Quiet Students in Discussions”. At this forum we reviewed an article on holding effective class discussions, and faculty shared tips for warming up and drawing out students in full class discussions. Please join us for an upcoming faculty forum (11/18, 1-2 PM) on “Supporting Student Presentations”. At this forum we will discuss setting … Continue reading November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

November 2021: Instructional Support – MS Program Support

Instructional Support continues to operate, providing support to MS programs and SPS administrators via Zendesk and Zendesk Talks. Instructional Support is back on campus and also overseeing the Video Assistants and their faculty support. Should you have any questions in person, we are located in Lewisohn 214 from 8am – 7pm. Continue reading November 2021: Instructional Support – MS Program Support

November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Recruitment

The Faculty Recruitment team is supporting the M.S./M.P.S. part-time faculty including associates, and teaching assistants hiring for Fall and Spring 2022. The team is also continuing to support the recruitment of instructors for Pre-College program and hyflex video assistants. We are commencing our first full-time faculty search and look forward to further full-time faculty searches in 2021-2022. Continue reading November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Recruitment

November 2021: Instructional Support – Events Support

Instructional Support continues to support all course or curriculum related program events virtually or in-person. Please see the specific breakdown below:    Academic events—course or curriculum related content (e.g., block weeks, intensives, capstone/seminar, student roundtables, lectures, etc.) Curriculum/skills based trainings and workshops Meetings/internal gatherings Provides access to a dedicated Zoom webinar account for programs supporting their own online events and activities Continue reading November 2021: Instructional Support – Events Support

November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Assessment

We are currently accepting submissions for the Dean’s Applied Research Award, which is a competitive program that provides funding for faculty to conduct research. Faculty who are interested in learning more about the Dean’s Applied Research Award should contact Jennifer Goez (jg3701@columbia.edu) or Zach Kornhauser (zk2124@columbia.edu). Continue reading November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Assessment