Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning

CCNMTL partners with Columbia University faculty to enhance teaching and learning through the purposeful use of technology and new media. The Center supports a range of efforts from basic course websites to advanced projects.

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CCNMTL News & Postings

Twiddla: Smarter than the Average Whiteboard

Whiteboards have come a long way since the days of squeaky markers and erasers that leave behind a faint residue of yesterday's lesson. Twiddla, an online whiteboarding tool, is a prime example. MORE

CCNMTL’s Chahal to Present Workshop at Teachers College on SMART Board and English Language Learners

Sarohini Chahal, an educational technologist at the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) and manager of the Center’s Faculty Support Lab,... MORE

This Week at the Center - April 15, 2014

Humanities were a key focus of conversations at the Center this week. On April 9, we welcomed Jim Grossman, Executive Director of the American Historical... MORE

Marcia Linn, Leading Researcher on Technology and Education, to Speak at Columbia April 17

Marcia C. Linn, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley and leading researcher in the use of technology for teaching mathematics and science, will speak at Columbia University on Thursday, April 17 at 3:00PM in 203 Butler Library. MORE

The (Ongoing) Case for Google Drive

Microsoft’s Office is the most-used office productivity suite in the world. Redmond claims that one-in-seven humans currently uses the suite. The software is complex;... MORE

Faculty from Jewish Higher Ed Institutions Showcase Ed Tech Projects

On March 24, eighteen faculty members from three institutions of Jewish higher education— Hebrew Union College, Yeshiva University, and the Jewish Theological Seminary.edu—gathered with... MORE

This Week at the Center - April 8, 2014

Columbia math and physics professor Brian Greene on World Science U; a debate on clicks vs. bricks; Barnard's fourth annual Faculty Reflections on Teaching with Technology. MORE

Keeping Alive A Digital Repository of Medieval Letters

One of CCNMTL’s longest running projects, an online collection of letters from the Middle Ages, just turned fourteen. Keeping a digital project alive and well that long is not as simple as it may seem. MORE