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Cornell University

CIRTL at Cornell

Online Courses

Online graduate courses from the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network allow you to interact with faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students from 40 research universities.

All participants who successfully complete course activities and assignments will receive a letter of completion. Optional local credit is available for some online CIRTL courses upon request, through a graduate individual study course number. Cornell graduate students or postdocs interested in enrolling for independent study credit should contact CIRTL at Cornell Program Director Dr. Colleen McLinn at cirtl@cornell.edu.

CIRTL Network Courses for Fall 2018

Early registration for fall courses is open from August 20- September 3. Cornell is a CIRTL member institution, so Cornell affiliates can register during this time. Regular registration runs from September 4-24.

Practicum in Developing Assessments (Short course)

Develop two commonly used STEM assessments – multiple choice questions and classroom activities – and strengthen them through peer-review feedback in this 3-week online course.

  • October 2 – December 6, 2018
  • Meets online biweekly on Tuesdays from 1-3 pm ET
  • Early registration: August 20 – September 3. Regular registration: September 4-24.
  • Credit: N/A

Equity in STEM for All Genders

Analyze gender bias and collaboratively develop approaches to counter gender bias in STEM in this 9-week online course.

  • October 4 – December 6, 2018
  • Meets online weekly on Thursdays from 2-4 pm ET
  • Early registration: August 20 – September 3. Regular registration: September 4-24.
  • Credit: 1 credit optional

Planning your Teaching as Research Project

Plan and refine your own Teaching-as-Research project alongside a learning community of peers in this 10-week online course.

  • October 4 – December 13, 2018
  • Meets online weekly on Thursdays from 12-1:30 pm ET
  • Early registration: August 20 – September 3. Regular registration: September 4-24.
  • Credit: 1 credit optional

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC)

Learn about STEM teaching at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this 8-week MOOC developed by CIRTL Network faculty.

  • October 1 – November 25
  • Early registration: Registration dates to be announced.
  • Credit: N/A

Past online courses