The Teaching and Learning Center

The TLC maintains an active presence on the CUNY Academic Commons via our website:

Join our group on the Commons to receive notifications of workshops, funding opportunities, and all over TLC activities.

The Teach@CUNY Handbook

The Teach@CUNY Handbook is authored by the staff of the Teaching and Learning Center, and provides practical guidance for college teaching. The TLC has hard copies available for any Graduate Center student who would like one. The most recent version is hosted on Manifold Scholarship at

Visible Pedagogy

Visible Pedagogy is a platform for discussions about teaching and learning at CUNY. It is edited by the staff of the TLC, and authored by members of the CUNY community.

Teach@CUNY Summer Institute Slack Workspace

The TLC has launched a Slack workspace to facilitate communication with attendees at the Teach@CUNY Summer Institute. Anyone with a Graduate Center email address can and is encourage to join the workspace, which will remain active throughout the academic year.

CUNY Campus Factsheets

Find guidance for navigating the following campuses at the links below:

Here’s the 2018-2019 CUNY Student Data Book.  

TLC Zotero Library

The staff of the Teaching and Learning Center maintains a public library of scholarship relevant to our work on Zotero.

zine: Developing a Socially Conscious Pedagogy

TLC Fellow Sakina Laksimi-Morrow has led a Focused Inquiry Group that provides space for Graduate Center students to develop and share socially conscious teaching methods across the disciplines. She wrote about the FIG here, and the group worked with Elvis Bakaitis of the Graduate Center Library to compile this zine.

Museum Pedagogy in the Classroom

A website exploring the integration of museum pedagogy into the undergraduate classroom, the product of a TLC Focused Inquiry Group facilitated by former TLC Fellow Sarah Litvin.

International Teachers

A site providing guidance for the more than one thousand Graduate Center students who are teaching as international students, the product of a TLC Focused Inquiry Group facilitated by TLC Fellow Anke Geertsma.

Graduate Center Partners

The TLC is fortunate to work closely with other units at the Graduate Center who share our commitment to and investment in pedagogy, and who each strongly support Graduate Center students. These offices include: Graduate Center Digital Initiatives, the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development, the Futures Initiative, the CUNY Humanities Alliance, the Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity, the Early Research Initiative, the Graduate Center Library, the American Social History Project, the New Media Lab, and the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program.