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Course Design Institute 2022

The CTL Course Design Institute (CDI) is a multi-day workshop that provides Stanford faculty and lecturers with a collaborative environment in which to design a new course—or modify an existing course—optimized for student inclusion, learning, and engagement.

CDI will run September 7 to September 9, 2022. Due to limited spaces, admission is by application only by 5 p.m. PDT on Monday, August 8, 2022.

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Programs, Workshops & Resources

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We offer a variety of programs and workshops throughout the year designed for faculty, instructors, and TAs.

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experiments in learning lunch series

Experiments in Learning

Learn about innovative approaches used by Stanford instructors, and discuss how you might apply them in your own courses.

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Lecturers and Academic Teaching Staff Lunch Series

Join academic teaching staff from across STEM disciplines to discuss topics related to effective teaching and learning practices.

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CIRTL at Stanford

Stanford has joined the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) network for graduate students, postdocs, and other interested instructors.

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IDEAL Pedagogy

The IDEAL Pedagogy Program provides a unified curriculum around inclusive and equitable pedagogy that represents diversity, promotes belonging, and equalizes access.


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On-Campus Teaching During COVID-19

Teaching in-person during a time of pandemic restrictions poses many challenges in terms of staying well, safeguarding student and instructor health, and maintaining the academic rigor of your course. In this document, we present some key considerations and guidance for meeting these challenges.

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Teaching Commons

Stanford Teaching Commons is designed for all members of the Stanford community (instructors, TAs, support staff) who are interested in learning, education, and pedagogy.