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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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…

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