Faculty & Instructors

The CTI offers a range of opportunities to join colleagues in and across disciplines to discuss teaching and learning. Guided by research, explore ideas and techniques you can apply immediately in any learning environment.

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Active Learning Initiative

ALI supports departments in redesigning their courses to implement research-based active learning strategies and create sustainable improvements to undergraduate education at Cornell.

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Any Person, Many Stories

Any Person, Many Stories: Histories of Exclusion and Inclusion at Cornell is a digital exhibition (to open Fall 2022) featuring histories researched and written by Cornell students, faculty, and staff.

Big Red Teaching Days Program

Big Red Teaching Days

Big Red Teaching Days is a week-long program that provides faculty a collegial opportunity to informally observe and learn about how their peers approach teaching and learning across a range of courses and learning environments.

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We offer individuals, teaching teams, and departments formative, confidential consultations on teaching and learning. 

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Curriculum Mapping for Diversity & Inclusion

This consultative service guides academic programs through the curriculum mapping process, with a specific focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion outcomes.

Faculty sit around a tableCurriculum Mapping for Generative AI

This consultative service guides academic programs through the curriculum mapping process, with a specific focus on supporting incorporating generative AI into your academic program.

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Innovation Awards & Grants

Explore new tools and technologies, approaches, and teaching strategies to enhance learning experiences at Cornell.

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Join collegial communities for immersive experiences to transform a course.

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Mid-Semester Feedback Program

This confidential program assists faculty members in obtaining student feedback about the course when there is still time to adapt and improve.

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New Faculty Programs & Resources

This series of programs is designed to accelerate new faculty teaching success in their first years at Cornell.