July 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, Seems like this past year and a half we have been operating in the mode of “the next best thing to being there is being there virtually” and this is the way we are conducting our fieldwork practicum this summer. We have been working with youth and community leaders in Colombia on peacebuilding initiatives through the arts. In 2015 we brought students … Continue reading July 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

July 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: Our fall workshop schedule is up! Faculty can register for upcoming workshops by visiting this page.  New HyFlex faculty are encouraged to register for an upcoming faculty panel discussion on the experience of teaching in the HyFlex modality, and a workshop on strategies for effective instruction in HyFlex courses. Faculty who wish to schedule a pedagogical consultation prior to the … Continue reading July 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

June 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, In this blog entry I want to reflect a bit on the notion of risk and risk taking. I have been writing a book on women and negotiation and one area I have been researching is on risk. When we negotiate there are different levels of risk involved depending on several factors, one being how important the issues or items we are … Continue reading June 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

June 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

Spring 2022 CPS Deadlines Deadline Item Submit to 9/27/2021 CPS Submitted to Academic Affairs for Review Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 9/27/2021 (week of) Academic Affairs Reviews and Approves Sections – Communicates to Programs N/A 9/27/2021 (week of) Review of New Adjunct Faculty COI 10/4/2021 CPS with finalized Faculty (both Lecturers & Associates) Faculty Affairs – CUSPS Zendesk 10/4/2021 Full-time Officers of Instruction external … Continue reading June 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

June 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We are hosting a series of upcoming faculty panel discussions on teaching effectively in the HyFlex modality. New HyFlex faculty are encouraged to register for one of these sessions to learn about the experience of teaching in this modality from current HyFlex instructors.   New HyFlex faculty are also encouraged to attend one of our upcoming workshops on “Adapting your Class … Continue reading June 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

June 2021 Faculty Affairs – Faculty Assessment

Updates for Faculty Assessment include: We are continuing to assist faculty with interpreting the results from student course evaluations. If you would like to discuss any aspect of your course evaluations please arrange for a pedagogical consultation. We are assisting academic programs with course and program evaluation. Program directors who are interested in receiving support with course or program evaluation should contact Zach Kornhauser (zk2124@columbia.edu). Continue reading June 2021 Faculty Affairs – Faculty Assessment