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The 2019 Assessment and Teaching Conference will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019. Faculty can submit proposals for poster sessions that focus on any aspect of teaching, learning, and/or assessment in their teaching practice. Topics that provide examples of innovative teaching are encouraged.

2019 Assessment and
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2018 Diversity Award Winners

The Office of the Provost, in conjunction with the University Center for Teaching and Learning, awarded six faculty with the Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum Nov. 9, at the University Club.

Six Pitt Faculty Receive
Diversity in the Curriculum Award

David Harris
and the
Criminal (In)Justice
Podcast

For Law Professor David Harris, the Teaching Center’s Media Creation Lab presented a unique opportunity for him — an on-campus location to produce professional recordings of his podcast, “Criminal (In)Justice.”

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Designing a course that respects the diversity of our students is of the utmost importance. If one thing is certain in an online classroom, it’s that each class will include students with many differences. Charline Rowland, diversity program coordinator, and Barbara Frey, senior instructional designer, outlined four guidelines that can assist you in developing and maintaining a respectful online classroom environment in an article published recently in the University Times.

Diversity Practices for
Teaching Online

Pittsburgh Regional Faculty Symposium 2019
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Blaine Walker Earns Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Award

(Photo left-to-right: Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Blaine Walker (manager of academic digital media, Teaching Center), Cynthia Golden (director, Teaching Center), Erik Arroyo (director of academic support services, Teaching Center)) Blaine Walker, manager of the Teaching Center’s Academic Digital Media unit, was…

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TC60: Top Hat

Top Hat Classroom is a powerful student engagement application that offers a suite of tools for faculty to engage their classroom in different ways, adopt and author next generation interactive textbooks, and create assignments on the fly.

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Maker Faire New York

Outside the auditorium, in between the rockets and the trapeze artists, a twenty six-foot tall remote-controlled metal hand was crushing cars for fun. Under a series of nearby tents educators, entrepreneurs, and engineers demonstrated their latest inventions, pitted robots against…

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