February 2022: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

The pilot offering of the Pedagogical Lab is well underway, with an inaugural cohort of 15 experienced and dedicated SPS faculty participating in the initial pilot. Program representation includes the Business Certificate, Enterprise Risk Management, Human Capital Management, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Pre-College, and Strategic Communication. To learn more about the lab, please contact Phoebe Ballard, Executive Director of Online Learning Operations (pb2696@columbia.edu). Continue reading February 2022: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

January 2022: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We held our Spring 2022 Faculty Welcome Event on Jan 13 for both new and returning faculty. Over 180 faculty and staff were in attendance. At the event faculty were provided with key updates from school leadership, and a keynote address was given by Todd Zakrajsek, an internationally recognized pedagogical expert. Todd’s keynote covered key foundational principles of learning as … Continue reading January 2022: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

December 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We facilitated a faculty forum on supporting students’ presentations. The discussion focused on exploring different forms of student presentations, useful guidelines for student presentations, and methods for encouraging audience participation at student presentations. We are excited to announce the Spring Faculty Welcome Event, which will be held on January 13, 2022. More details to follow. New HyFlex faculty are recommended … Continue reading December 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty 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

October 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We have completed the running of our fall pedagogical workshops. Faculty who are interested in receiving or discussing content from these workshops should contact Zach Kornhauser (zk2124@columbia.edu). We are excited to announce the launch of upcoming faculty forums, which will be held on alternating Thursdays (from 1-2pm) beginning on October 21st and running throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. These … Continue reading October 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

September 2021: Faculty Development

We have a number of workshops running through the month of September. Please see below for a list of workshops, their times, and links to register: Developing a Positive Classroom Climate (September 20, 12-1pm). Discusses the importance of a positive classroom climate as well as how to create them. Assignments, Grading, and Feedback (September 23, 6-7pm). Focuses on methods for creating assignments so that they … Continue reading September 2021: Faculty Development