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Pitt Ed Tech Days

The Teaching Center is excited to announce Ed Tech Days — three full-day programs, each focused on a different aspect of teaching and learning with technology. Topics include: Assessment (May 23) Innovation (June 21) Getting started for beginners (Aug. 8)…

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Teaching Center Special Announcement: April 11, 2023

The events of April 10's active shooter hoax are very impactful, even more so after the similar recent events in Oakland two weeks ago. Students may be stressed, anxious, and traumatized. In times like this, patience and empathy can significantly…

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Spring 2023 Teaching Surveys Are Open!

Teaching surveys are open now through April 23. Student feedback is a valuable tool that helps inform teaching practices and course design. Encourage students to respond and provide detailed feedback. The Office of Measurement and Evaluation has resources to assist…

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Spring 2023 Teaching Surveys Are Scheduled

Go to your teaching survey dashboard to confirm that a survey is scheduled for your course and add custom questions before April 2. Surveys will be open to students on April 3. Begin discussing with students the importance of feedback…

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Do You Teach an Introductory STEM Class?

The collaboration of Sloan Equity and Inclusion in STEM Introductory Courses (SEISMIC) brings together 10 large public research universities to make introductory STEM courses more equitable and inclusive. We are hoping to recruit four STEM faculty members and two undergraduate…

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Open Lab Cuts Ribbon on New Location

The Teaching Center and University Library System are proud to announce the opening of the newly renovated Open Lab makerspace in room 132 of Hillman Library. Open Lab features 3D scanning and printing, laser cutting and engraving, virtual reality, vinyl…

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Early Progress Reporting

The Office of the Provost is coordinating an early progress reporting (EPR) campaign for a subset of undergraduate and graduate students using the Pathways for Student Success platform. EPRs allow faculty members to identify students of concern and share that…

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Get Student Feedback Throughout the Term

Spring 2023 dates and resources Connect with students early Asking students for feedback throughout the term provides an opportunity to build relationships and make changes that can improve teaching and learning. Research has also shown that conducting midterm surveys and…

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2022 Teaching Center Award Winners, From Left, Blaine Walker, Daryl Putman, Max Glider, And Lizette Muñoz Rojas.

Teaching Center Recognizes Four Award Winners for 2022

The Teaching Center would like to congratulate Max Glider, manager of Classroom Services, Lizette Muñoz Rojas, teaching consultant, Daryl Putman, educational software support specialist, and Blaine Walker, manager of Academic Digital Media, for earning a 2022 Teaching Center Staff Excellence…

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