Join the Celebration!

Reimagine the classroom as an active and collaborative space.

Monday, March 6, 2017
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Low Memorial Library
Join the Conversation: #COTLSymp

This event is for faculty, staff, students, and other current members of the Columbia University community. (Must have a valid UNI.)

Eventbrite - Celebration of Teaching & Learning Symposium 2017

On Monday, March 6, 2017 at Low Memorial Library, the Office of the Provost welcomes the Columbia teaching and learning community to celebrate the innovative efforts of faculty and graduate students in transforming their courses and pedagogies. Join us to share effective practices, celebrate the accomplishments of your peers, strengthen collaborations, and inspire new ideas in a forum dedicated to enriching the student learning experience.

This a fantastic opportunity to re-imagine the classroom as a space for active and collaborative learning. The day’s agenda kicks off at 2:00 PM with panels and breakout sessions featuring some of the most innovative faculty and graduate student instructors, including the work of the Provost’s Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery grant awardees.

Jose Bowen, Keynote Speaker

This year’s keynote speaker is José Antonio Bowen, President of Goucher College and author of the book Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning. The Symposium will close with a poster exhibition showcasing teaching innovations and a reception from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join us for light refreshments and conversation!

The schedule runs from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, but participants can feel free to come and go throughout the day; we just ask that you register ahead of the event.

Should you have any questions regarding this event or other offerings for faculty, please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at

Please note that there may be photographers and videographers from the Center for Teaching and Learning at this event. Contact if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you require disability accommodations to this event, please contact, or 212.854.1692.