Student use of mobile devices on the rise

While laptops remain the computing device of choice for college students (by far), a recent study shows that mobile device use is on the rise. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, use of e-readers for studies has tripled over the last two years — including an even more significant spike in use of tablets….

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New Media Credenzas Integrate Technology in Pitt’s Nationality Rooms

The Provost’s Classroom Management Team, in collaboration with the University Center for International Studies, recently designed, constructed, and installed media credenzas in two of Pitt’s Nationality Classrooms. The credenzas effectively integrate presentation technologies into The Lithuanian Room and The French Classroom while maintaining the authentic design of each room. Four additional Nationality Classrooms will be…

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LibGuide, Designed for Faculty & TAs

Pitt has a phenomenal library system. Chances are, you don’t know just how much is available to you – but this LibGuide designed for faculty and teaching assistants can help. The library guide was created to show faculty and instructors some of the ways the library can assist you with your course offerings. Visit the…

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Is Color 3D Printing on its Way?

As we’ve already mentioned in many of our Innovations Blog posts, Classroom Services is working hard on exploring the technology of 3D printing and determining its worth in higher education. Something interesting that recently came our way was the news that developers are concentrating on developing a color 3D printer. On the latter end of…

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