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2019 Thanksgiving Recess Hours

  • November 18, 2019

Our center will have the following adjustments to hours and availability during the week of November 25: Classroom Services will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on November 25-27 (no evening hours). The University of Pittsburgh is closed for…

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Introducing Gradescope

  • September 26, 2019

Gradescope, a popular grading software, is now available for all Pitt faculty and students at no cost. The software makes administering many paper-based assessments much easier for instructors, while simultaneously providing students with quicker and more meaningful feedback on their…

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Making your course content accessible with Ally

  • July 26, 2019

The University Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be piloting Ally in Blackboard* this Fall 2019. Ally provides guidance on how to correct accessibility issues with your digital course content, which means your…

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CourseWeb/Blackboard Courses to be Archived May 10

  • April 24, 2019

CourseWeb/Blackboard classes taught in Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 (Terms 2171, 2174, and 2177) will be archived on May 10, 2019, by LMS Support and Consulting. Please note that archived courses are retrievable by e-mail request to lms@teaching.pitt.edu. In this message,…

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Regional Faculty Symposium a Success

  • March 22, 2019

The University Center for Teaching and Learning welcomed nearly 250 faculty, faculty support specialists, and graduate students to campus on March 11th for the 2019 Pittsburgh Regional Faculty Symposium. The one-day conference gave education professionals a chance to spend a…

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2018-2018 Staff Recognition - Blaine Walker

Blaine Walker Earns Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Award

  • December 13, 2018

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 years of service at the University of Pittsburgh. “My time at Pitt has…

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TC60: Top Hat

  • November 6, 2018

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

  • October 5, 2018

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…

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Teaching Center Featured in @Pitt

  • October 1, 2018

@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.…

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