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Recommendations for Spring Term Flex@Pitt Teaching

In the spring of 2020, we were faced with the task of quickly transitioning to emergency remote teaching. For many of us, this meant trying our best to recreate our face-to-face class structure in the remote environment by using Zoom…

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New Recommended Syllabus Statement: Religious Observances

The University of Pittsburgh Faculty Assembly recommends that all faculty add the following text to their syllabi before the spring term begins. The statement addresses student-identified course conflicts due to religious observances. Religious Observances The observance of religious holidays (activities…

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CourseWeb/Blackboard Retirement

The University will retire CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) at the end of this term. Students and faculty should download any remaining copies of content from CourseWeb before Friday, Dec. 11, at 11 p.m. Faculty can use the following resources to prepare for…

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Recommendations On Alternative Forms of Assessments

Dr. Mike Bridges, director of our Teaching Commons unit, was recently interviewed by the University Times and offered recommendations about alternative forms of assessments as we approach finals. An impending finals week like no other has given Pitt faculty members…

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Classroom With Students Socially Distancing.

Prepare for Teaching Surveys

Oct. 19-Nov. 8: Add questions to your Teaching Survey Nov. 9: Surveys open Add custom questions to your teaching survey to gather critical feedback on specifics aspects of your class — especially as we navigate through new modes of teaching…

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Academic Activities During Shelter In Place

Earlier this week, the COVID-19 Medical Response Office shared shelter-in-place guidance for students. It is important to note that in-person, remote classroom experiences, and all Flex@Pitt teaching and learning options will continue during the shelter-in-place period on all campuses, as outlined in Provost Ann.…

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UPTC Maintains National Recognition

The University of Pittsburgh Testing Center [UPTC] has been recertified by the National College Testing Association [NCTA]. Criteria for certification are rigorous and are based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers…

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Care and Resource Support [CARS] Team

Faculty are encouraged to seek support from the Care and Resource Support [CARS] Team when appropriate. The CARS Team accepts referrals, problem solves, and responds to student behavior identified as reasonably causing concern for students’ health, welfare, and safety. The…

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Add Custom Questions to Teaching Surveys

Faculty may add custom questions to their teaching surveys through Nov. 8. Adding custom questions can help gather critical feedback on specific aspects of your course — especially as we navigate through new modes of teaching and learning. Visit the Teaching Survey…

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Pitt on Coursera Program Extended

We are pleased to announce that University of Pittsburgh on Coursera program has been extended through Feb. 28, 2021. This program allows Pitt students, faculty, and staff to access nearly 4,000 courses offered by Coursera partner institutions at no cost. The courses are…

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