Blaine Walker Earns Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Award

(Photo left-to-right: Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Blaine Walker (manager of academic digital media, Teaching Center), Cynthia Golden (director, Teaching Center), Erik Arroyo (director of academic support services, Teaching Center)) Blaine Walker, manager of the Teaching Center’s Academic Digital Media unit, was recognized by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony for completing 40…

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TC60: Top Hat

Top Hat Classroom is a powerful student engagement application that offers a suite of tools for faculty to engage their classroom in different ways, adopt and author next generation interactive textbooks, and create assignments on the fly.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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