The Pittsburgh Regional Symposium

Six members of the Teaching Center are presenting at the 2018 Pittsburgh Regional Faculty Symposium at Duquesne University. We're excited to collaborate with and learn from faculty, graduate student instructors and support specialists from colleges and universities in our region!

Pittsburgh Regional
Faculty Symposium

Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor, Department of History

Join us for a lively presentation about how marginalized people can be a catalyst for social change, and can also serve as powerful teaching agents in our own times and classrooms. Facilitated by Marcus Rediker, Department of History and Senior Research Fellow at the Collège d’études mondiales in Paris.

How “Outsiders” Make History: Teaching Social Justice through History from Below

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The University of Pittsburgh renewed its participation in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) this month, which allows Pitt to enroll students from all 50 states (and more) into its online programs. Read more on our blog.

Pitt Renews
SARA Participation

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Our next Teaching Partners meeting is Friday, March 23, from noon - 1:30 p.m., at the University Club (Ballroom A). Register as a Teaching Partner and sign up for the next meeting on our web page. This community serves as a faculty-to-faculty and faculty-to-Teaching Center communication medium, and now contains faculty from as many as 40 different schools and disciplines.

Teaching Partners

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Research shows that faculty who conduct mid-term evaluations and act on the results see a positive impact on end-of-term feedback. Plan on conducting your mid-term survey before Spring Break. Faculty will be able to customize their end-of-term Teaching Surveys starting March 12. The Teaching Survey period for spring term is April 2-22.

Mid-Term Evaluations

The Teaching Center's Open Lab and Hillman Library's Digital Scholarship Commons are teaming up to teach best practices for creating 360-degree video! Join us on April 4, in G-49 Hillman Library to learn more!

Open Lab @ Hillman:
360-Degree VideoWorkshop

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Please look over the schedule of upcoming workshops being held by the Center for Diversity in the Curriculum and register early to guarantee your spot!

The Power of Presence

“The Power of Presence” is a three part series where faculty members will be introduced to theatre techniques to build skills in connecting with students through being present and aware, from the classroom to office hours. Registration is open and space is limited.

The Power of Presence

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Pitt Renews SARA Participation

The University of Pittsburgh renewed its participation in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) this month. As a SARA-participating institution, Pitt is required to adhere to a national standard for offering interstate postsecondary distance education. As a…

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The student becomes the teacher

The latest edition of our TC60 video blog series spotlights the fall Teaching Survey period, lasting from November 20th through December 10th. In this episode, We thought we’d let faculty tell you how the teaching surveys have positively impacted their course delivery.

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