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October is Mental Health Awareness Month

October is Mental Health Awareness Month at Pitt, and faculty are encouraged to think about how engaging with your students can support their well-being. To assist you with having conversations with students, please visit Thrive@Pitt and the University Counseling Center…

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Faculty Grant Opportunity

Explorance, our teaching survey software provider, is offering a grant opportunity in support of faculty research projects that use assessments, course evaluations, and/or other student experience data. Key details: Each faculty grant award will be between $10,000 and $15,000. Grants will be…

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Faculty Input: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshops

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is imbedded in University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher's Plan for Pitt as a vehicle to help create a welcoming environment. To promote a University community that is rich, vibrant, and embraces differences, the University…

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Provost’s Fall Workshop Series on Student Success

The Teaching Center, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, will present a series of virtual workshops on Student Success throughout the fall term. The first is scheduled for Aug. 18, and is now open for registration. This workshop will…

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Faculty And Student Review Changes To How Cloud Storage At Pitt Is Changing From Box To OneDrive.

Moving from Box to OneDrive

As part of the University’s planned retirement of Box and migration of data to OneDrive, the Box integration will be removed from Canvas on Aug. 19. While Box will still be available for current users during this migration process, new users…

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Canvas Update: SpeedGrader Comment Library

Content Overview Strategies for Using the Canvas SpeedGrader Comment Bank Screencast Video How to Use Comparable Features in Other Tools Getting Help Overview Canvas is adding an often-requested feature with its June 2021 feature update, going live on June 19. The…

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Canvas Update: Student Annotation Submissions

Content Introduction Screencast Video Overview/How to Use Limitations Student Directions Assignment Ideas New Assignment Type: Student Annotation Submissions Canvas is getting a significant new feature with the May 2021 Feature Update ("Canvas Release"), going live on May 15. The new…

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Assessment Of Teaching

New Assessment of Teaching Resources

The Teaching Center has developed resources to support recommendations made by the Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) to improve and expand assessment of teaching. In addition to the existing library of resources on assessment of teaching and student…

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