Gradescope, a popular grading software, is now available for all Pitt faculty and students at no cost. The software makes administering paper-based assessments much easier for instructors, while simultaneously providing students with quicker and more meaningful feedback on their work. Learn more about Gradescope and upcoming webinars on this software in our latest article.
The first Teaching Partners meeting of the fall term is Monday, September 16, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in the University Club Gold Room. Lunch will be served. There is limited capacity so please RSVP if you plan to attend. Teaching Partners are the first to know about new resources and services available through the Teaching Center, and meet twice per term to engage in peer-to-peer learning and knowledge sharing. Even if you can’t attend the meeting, you can still join the Teaching Partners community. If you have any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October marks the middle of the regular fall semester. Many instructors may be concerned about mid-term testing and material coverage. As we tackle those important mid-semester tasks, it is often a good idea to get some feedback from students about how the course is going. Read about the benefits of mid-semester teaching surveys in an article authored by Teaching Center staff in this week's University Times.