Experiences from the ID2ID Program

The ID2ID Program is a cross-institutional professional development program for Instructional Designers (ID) open to educational technologists, multimedia specialists, programmers, and production specialists in higher education settings. This joint initiative between Penn State University and Educause launched its first cohort in July of 2017 with the goal of fostering the professional growth of IDs in the areas of faculty development, academic transformation, digital literacies, accessibility, assessment, open education, and learning spacings. Over an 8-month span,…

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University Center for Teaching and Learning wins 2 Pitt Seed Awards

The University Center for Teaching and Learning received funding for two Pitt Seed Awards, the Office of the Chancellor announced Wednesday. The grants will address two areas of need within the University: to be able to offer online continuing education [CE] programs to an international audience; and to expand the outreach of the Open Lab, the Teacher Center’s makerspace laboratory. A dedicated CE platform will provide important features, such as self-registration of non-matriculated learners, credit card…

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TC60: PACTA

The University of Pittsburgh Testing Center hosted this year’s meeting of the Pennsylvania College Testing Association (PACTA) in May. PACTA is an intrastate network that brings together professionals from testing centers throughout the state. The latest edition of our TC60 video blog series spotlights this community.

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