April 2021: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Colleen DavyWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Colleen Davy has accepted the position of Director of Assessment at Kingsborough Community College in New York. Her last day at Columbia was Tuesday, April 13. Please join us in wishing Colleen great success in her new role and thanking her for nearly 3 years of dedicated service at the School of Professional Studies. Continue reading April 2021: OCI – General Updates

April 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 April 2021: Instructional Support – Events Support

March 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, March is recognized as Women’s History Month and it is a time for us to recognize and commemorate the achievements of women in U. S. history. One of the reasons this month of celebration was founded was to draw attention to the many accomplishments women have made over the years and by doing so, allows young girls to see the possibilities of … Continue reading March 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Mission Statement

Columbia University School of Professional Studies, Office of Faculty AffairsCommittee for Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CFDEI) The Committee for Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CFDEI) was created by a group of committed SPS faculty, administrators, and staff committed to beginning an initiative towards advancing a discussion and process of inculcating diversity, equity, and inclusion practices to faculty recruitment and retention at Columbia SPS. The … Continue reading Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Mission Statement

March 2021: Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We held four workshops on the following topics: Principles and Practices of Inclusive Pedagogy, Intercultural Pedagogy, Creating Positive Learning Environments, and the Science of Learning.  We hosted a faculty forum for HyFlex instructors on bringing professional experiences into the classroom. Please join us for an upcoming teaching forum on translating ‘lessons learned’ from remote instruction to a hybrid workplace (3/18, … Continue reading March 2021: Faculty Development