CTI Courses

Several courses are offered for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in significantly accelerating their preparation to teach effectively in a higher education setting. These courses include Teaching in Higher Education, Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, and the International Teaching Assistant Program course. 

Teaching in Higher Education (ALS 6015)

This course assists graduate students in preparing for a faculty position in higher education. Course assignments and activities cover effective teaching and professional development. Students will complete a digital portfolio in preparation for employment. The course covers faculty roles and responsibilities, educational philosophies, learning theories, instructional methods, course design, and assessment among others.

Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom Online Course

Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom is a non-credit, four-week, self-paced online course for anyone at any level of diversity expertise. Modules explore strategies for inclusive course design, social identity and self-reflection, and pedagogical practices that effectively support student engagement and belongingness across differences.

International Teaching Assistant Program courses

ALS 5780 and 5790 are 2-credit courses designed to support international students who have been appointed to be teaching assistants by helping them build and refine their oral English proficiency. Both courses are offered Fall and Spring semesters.

When are Graduate Courses offered?

Please check the Cornell Course Roster for dates, times, and to register.