Summer 2017 Active Learning Institute Application
Tuesday, June 6 - Thursday, June 8, 2017
9am-3pm each day
Thursday’s session will be followed by a reception.
Center for Teaching and Learning, 212 Butler Library, Columbia University

The Active Learning Institute: Flipped Classrooms and Beyond provides in-depth training for faculty interested in increasing active learning and preparing to flip their courses.

To apply, please complete this form by Friday, May 12, 2017. The Institute is open to Columbia faculty and designated graduate teaching assistants. This application will take you about 20 minutes to complete.

For more information about the Active Learning Institute, please visit:

If you have any questions, please email

About You
Your UNI
If you do not have a UNI, please put N/A.
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Full Name
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Current Academic Title
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I confirm that I will attend all three days of the Institute.
The Institute will take place on Tuesday, June 6 - Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 9am-3pm each day.
If you are not able to participate in all three days of the Institute, please explain why.
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About Your Course
Please provide the name and course number for the course that you would like to work on during the Active Learning Institute.
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Please identify if your course is an undergraduate or graduate-level course.
Please indicate the typical size of your course.
Please provide a brief description of your course.
As part of your description, please indicate the facilitation style of your course (primarily lecture, small group discussion, etc.) and if your course is team-taught. Please also indicate if this is a new course and / or if this is your first time teaching this course.
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Please describe your course learning goals, and how you currently meet those goals.
As part of your description, please indicate the aspects of your course that have been particularly effective for helping students meet course learning goals, as well as the aspects that you would like to improve on.
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To the best of your knowledge, please indicate when you anticipate teaching the redesigned version of your course.
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If you have a designated graduate student TA for your course who you would like to attend the Institute with you, please provide their full name, UNI, and email address.
This information will ensure that your graduate teaching assistant is included in communications about the Institute.
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Active Learning
Please provide your definition of active learning.
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Please describe any active learning strategies that you use in your course.
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Please describe what you hope to accomplish by participating in the Institute.
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Are you applying / have you applied for the 2017 Hybrid Learning RFP?
If so, please describe how the Active Learning Institute will contribute to your work on your Hybrid Learning project.
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How did you hear about the Active Learning Institute?
Please check all that apply.
Please describe any other CTL programming that you have participated in.
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