Testing Center hosts PACTA meeting

The University of Pittsburgh Testing Center hosted the 2018 meeting of the Pennsylvania Association of College Testing Administrators [PACTA] on May 17. We spent the day with testing center administrators from across Pennsylvania, sharing insights and experiences from the world of proctored testing. In addition to Pitt, PACTA includes Temple, Edinboro, and Shippensburg Universities, as…

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TC60: Teaching Partners

A new faculty community has blossomed here at Pitt, one that brings together instructors from every campus, several schools and multiple disciplines. The Teaching Partners formed in October 2017 as a new faculty community that creates peer-to-peer dialogues and more direct communication between Pitt faculty and the Teaching Center. The latest edition of our TC60 video blog series…

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Pitt Renews SARA Participation

The University of Pittsburgh renewed its participation in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) this month. As a SARA-participating institution, Pitt is required to adhere to a national standard for offering interstate postsecondary distance education. As a result, Pitt can enroll students into its online programs from all 50 states, the District…

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Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment Virtual Conference

The University Center for Teaching and Learning has purchased an institutional license to attend the 9th annual Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment virtual conference hosted by the University of Idaho’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Distance and Extended Education. Over the course of ten weekdays starting February 12, 2018, there will be 60 one-hour…

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The student becomes the teacher

The latest edition of our TC60 video blog series spotlights the fall Teaching Survey period, lasting from November 20th through December 10th. In this episode, We thought we’d let faculty tell you how the teaching surveys have positively impacted their course delivery.

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