Teaching with Case Studies

Teaching with case studies is an effective discussion-based strategy that is appropriate for a wide variety of contexts. Faculty appreciate that case studies give students experience identifying patterns and applying models/theories. Case studies are authentic scenarios that present a problem or issue for students to discuss and solve. Ideally, you want cases to have several…

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Tomorrow’s Learning Spaces at Pitt

As colleges and universities assess the changing landscape of higher education, careful consideration is given to both physical and virtual learning spaces. What will learning spaces look like at the University of Pittsburgh in the future? Online undergraduate and graduate degrees are growing in popularity at many institutions. While Pitt’s online graduate programs are seeing…

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So You Want to Provide Captions for Your Videos…

Good for you! Providing captions for your videos can provide vital access to your content for the hearing-impaired, those with learning disabilities, English language learners, and students with learning styles that favor reading over listening. Furthermore, as an institution receiving federal funding, the University is subject to laws that require that those with disabilities be…

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