TC60: Assessment of Teaching

Student feedback on teaching is useful, but it’s better to assess teaching effectiveness through a variety of methods. In the latest edition of our TC60 video blog series, you can learn how The University Center for Teaching and Learning can help you and your department design a holistic strategy that looks at teaching through multiple lenses. Some possibilities include classroom observations, course reviews, peer assessments, teaching inventories or cohorts, focus groups, and instructional diagnosis.

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Digital Nonfiction Workshop

Erin Anderson
A big thank you to Meg Koleck and the Center for Teaching and Learning Open Lab for working with me on this project. When I first got the idea that I might want to experiment with 360 video in my teaching, I saw it as a long-term proposition that I might aim to develop over the next couple of years. Working with Meg, I was able to get the support I needed develop a project for my class over a single semester.

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Posvar Hall Renovations Underway

You may have noticed Posvar Hall is looking a little different these days. From the outside, a large fence surrounds much of the outer wall between the building and Hillman Library. Inside, a faux wall lines the entire first floor corridor, blocking off what used to be entrances into large enrollment classrooms. All of this,…

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Teaching Center Update for July 19, 2017

The University Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to introduce Pathways for Faculty, an educational experience designed to enrich the teaching practice of Pitt faculty by focusing on a specific aspect of teaching. Organized into cohorts, faculty can earn a teaching credential by completing the program, and also gain access to a community that nurtures the teaching practice – while staying focused on research guided principles.

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Introducing Pathways for Faculty

The University Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to introduce Pathways for Faculty, an educational experience designed to enrich the teaching practice of Pitt faculty by focusing on a specific aspect of teaching. Organized into cohorts, faculty can earn a teaching credential by completing the program, and also gain access to a community that nurtures the teaching practice – while staying focused on research guided principles.

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