Maker Faire New York

Outside the auditorium, in between the rockets and the trapeze artists, a twenty six-foot tall remote-controlled metal hand was crushing cars for fun. Under a series of nearby tents educators, entrepreneurs, and engineers demonstrated their latest inventions, pitted robots against each other in combat, and taught programming to grade schoolers lucky enough to have been brought to what is billed as “The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth.” There is a unique sort of energy…

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Teaching Center Featured in @Pitt

@Pitt is a digital communication that focuses on institutional and administrative content, plus practical news-you-can-use for an internal and professional community produced by University Communications. The University Center for Teaching and Leaning was recently featured in two articles on the website. Our Media Production unit assisted in the creation of a video series for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences on computer ergonomics. Teaching Center staff are available to faculty interested in developing grant proposals for…

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Pitt Online manager featured in magazine article on online education

This month’s Back to School edition of North Hills Magazine (page 14) featured Pitt Online for its role in the growth of online education. Manager Jonathan Gunnell spoke about how online courses function at Pitt, as well as the role of technology in online learning. Jon oversees the planning, development, delivery, and assessment of online programs and courses including all Massive Open Online Courses offered by the University.

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