Current Graduate Programming
Spring 2021 Opportunities for Graduate Students, TAs, and Postdocs
Programs & Events
This course assists graduate students in preparing for faculty positions in higher education. The course covers faculty roles and responsibilities, educational philosophies, learning theories, instructional methods, course design, and assessment, among others.
Dates: June 1 - 31, 2021
This online course explores frameworks and strategies for building and sustaining inclusive learning environments and is open to anyone in the Cornell teaching community.
Dates: June 1 - July 6, 2021
This six-week online program runs concurrently with Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom. Participants meet weekly via Zoom to discuss ways to create and sustain inclusive learning environments. Identify practical, evidence-based strategies appropriate for your discipline and future teaching plans.
GET SET Workshops
All Spring 2021 GET SET Workshops will be held online. As we are working remotely, our GET SET workshops will be held online and grouped thematically to cover the information and resources typically explored in our institutes. Take each workshop individually, or as a series. Participants who complete an entire institute (all 4 workshops) may request a letter of completion for their portfolio.
Online Learning Institute
Become more familiar with how your students learn so you can facilitate and support learning in an online setting. Explore a range of learning theories and discipline-specific educational research on how students learn. Learn more and register for the workshops in the Online Learning Institute.
All workshops for this institute will take place from 1:00 – 2:15 pm
- Engaging Students Online
February 25, 2021
- Selecting Online Learning Tools
March 4, 2021
- Building an Inclusive Online Space
March 11, 2021
- Peer Review Session
March 18, 2021
Course Design Institute
Learn how to develop measurable learning outcomes, design activities that encourage active engagement, and assess effective learning in your classroom. Learn more and register for the workshops in the Course Design Institute.All workshops for this institute will take place from 2:00 – 3:15 pm
- Developing Learning Outcomes
March 3, 2021
- Assessing Student Learning
March 17, 2021
- Designing Learning Activities
March 24, 2021
- Peer Review Session
March 31, 2021
Teaching Portfolio Institute
Learn how to document and reflect on your development as an educator. You will have an opportunity to draft and receive peer-feedback on the key components of a teaching portfolio, including your teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Learn more and register for the workshops in the Teaching Portfolio Institute.
All workshops for this institute will take place from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
- Teaching Philosophy
March 16, 2021
- Diversity Statement
March 23, 2021
- Structuring a Teaching Portfolio
March 30, 2021
- Peer Review Session
April 6, 2021
Teaching Portfolio Program
A portfolio encourages you to document and reflect on your teaching at Cornell. Register at any time to be part of CTI’s Teaching Portfolio Program and gain access to resources, consultations, and support for your teaching.
Teaching Assistant Online Orientation
The TA Online Orientation, designed to prepare new graduate teaching assistants for success in their first few weeks of teaching, is a series of self-paced, asynchronous modules that introduce teaching essentials and resources available to support them while at Cornell
Teaching at Cornell Guide
The purpose of the Teaching at Cornell guide is to introduce key aspects of teaching and learning at Cornell University through the lens of the five elements the CTI believes to be critical to instructor success. It is intended to begin, not complete, a dialogue on excellence in teaching and learning.
Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
The Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award honors two outstanding TAs who have clearly demonstrated dedication and excellence in their teaching responsibilities.
Applications due Sunday, February 21, 2021.
CTI Graduate Teaching Fellowship
The CTI Fellowship provides graduate students with an opportunity to design and implement teaching programs, events, and resources that foster teaching excellence and innovation.
Applications due Monday, April 12, 2021.