360 Degree Video at Pitt

Virtual reality has gained momentum in the past few years. Recent advances in graphic, motion, and rendering technologies improve the immersive user experience while lowering the cost of VR tools and applications. Pitt’s University Center for Teaching and Learning is currently exploring the possibilities for virtual learning spaces and the many ways this technology can…

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Identifying and helping at-risk students

“Faculty members and graduate student instructors can play a key role in identifying ‘at-risk’ students or, more specifically, students who are likely to fail or perform poorly academically. Factors linked to poor academic performance vary widely, and include mental health status, social anxiety, socio-economic status, insufficient academic preparation, poor study skills, learning disabilities, status as…

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