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Importing Your Grades from Canvas to PeopleSoft

At the end of each semester, instructors are required to submit their final grades into PeopleSoft. You are now able to import your final grades from Canvas into PeopleSoft. Please view our instruction document below to follow the steps to…

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New Recommended Syllabus Statement: Religious Observances

The University of Pittsburgh Faculty Assembly recommends that all faculty add the following text to their syllabi before the spring term begins. The statement addresses student-identified course conflicts due to religious observances. Religious Observances The observance of religious holidays (activities…

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CourseWeb/Blackboard Retirement

The University will retire CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) at the end of this term. Students and faculty should download any remaining copies of content from CourseWeb before Friday, Dec. 11, at 11 p.m. Faculty can use the following resources to prepare for…

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Recommendations On Alternative Forms of Assessments

Dr. Mike Bridges, director of our Teaching Commons unit, was recently interviewed by the University Times and offered recommendations about alternative forms of assessments as we approach finals. An impending finals week like no other has given Pitt faculty members…

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UPTC Maintains National Recognition

The University of Pittsburgh Testing Center [UPTC] has been recertified by the National College Testing Association [NCTA]. Criteria for certification are rigorous and are based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers…

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Care and Resource Support [CARS] Team

Faculty are encouraged to seek support from the Care and Resource Support [CARS] Team when appropriate. The CARS Team accepts referrals, problem solves, and responds to student behavior identified as reasonably causing concern for students’ health, welfare, and safety. The…

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Add Custom Questions to Teaching Surveys

Faculty may add custom questions to their teaching surveys through Nov. 8. Adding custom questions can help gather critical feedback on specific aspects of your course — especially as we navigate through new modes of teaching and learning. Visit the Teaching Survey…

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Pitt on Coursera Program Extended

We are pleased to announce that University of Pittsburgh on Coursera program has been extended through Feb. 28, 2021. This program allows Pitt students, faculty, and staff to access nearly 4,000 courses offered by Coursera partner institutions at no cost. The courses are…

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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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