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Faculty Panel Discussions on Flex@Pitt

The Office of the Provost and the Teaching Center each hosted a faculty discussion in October focused on how faculty have adapted their courses under the Flex@Pitt instructional model. The panels discussed their successes, lessons learned, and how they've modified…

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Flex@Pitt Technology

Flex@Pitt Classroom Technology Training Available

The University Center for Teaching and Learning will host in-person, socially distanced training sessions for faculty on Flex@Pitt classroom technology every Friday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Nov. 13. You can register on our workshops page. We also have two training…

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Faculty Grant Opportunity

The Teaching Center would like to announce a new grant opportunity for faculty. Explorance, our student opinion of teaching surveys technology provider, has committed a total of $100,000 to be awarded to faculty who are conducting research projects using assessment…

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5 Canvas Features You Can Use Today

As faculty continue to explore and experiment with Canvas, we've listed five features that you can use right now that may assist with content delivery and classroom structure.

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E. Maxine Bruhns, Who Served As The Director Of The University Of Pittsburgh’s Nationality Rooms In The Cathedral Of Learning

Remembering Maxine Bruhns, “A Citizen of the World”

For more than 50 years, E. Maxine Bruhns served as the director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning, collectively designated as a historic landmark by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation. Over the years,…

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Flex@Pitt Supplemental Technology Requests

In anticipation of the Flex@Pitt teaching structure for fall term, the Teaching Center is interested in helping faculty prepare for their technology needs. If your learning space will not be addressed by the base Flex@Pitt technology installation through Pitt IT, please…

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Teaching Center Staff Updates

Dr. Barbara Frey has announced her retirement, and her last day at Pitt will be Feb. 20.  Barbara has been part of our University community for more than 19 years, joining Pitt in 2000. She holds bachelor's, master's and doctorate…

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Michael Bridges, PhD, Director Of The Teaching Commons

Teaching Center Welcomes Michael Bridges

The University Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Bridges, PhD, to the position of Director of the Teaching Commons, effective Feb. 17. Mike will join the senior leadership team at the Teaching Center, and…

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Innovation in Education Awards

In support of its ongoing mission to further strengthen the role of teaching at the University of Pittsburgh, the Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) annually invites proposals from University faculty for projects that enhance teaching at Pitt and…

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