Dr. Ben Vincent, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Biological Sciences, talked with Drs. Lizette Muñoz Rojas and Josie Rush about the experience of moving to remote teaching during the spring 2020 term at Pitt. Visit our YouTube channel to learn about the strategies employed by Dr. Vincent, as well as the successes he experienced during the transition.
The Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development continues in May with a couple of featured workshops:
- May 15: Teaching and Learning Support for International Students and Faculty
- May 28: Women of Color Teaching at Pitt: Resources and Discussion
Visit the Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development web page for more information and to register for all or individual sessions. Faculty on less than a 12-month contract are eligible to receive a stipend. The stipends range from $100 to $250 per session for participating in these workshops. Stipends will be paid at the conclusion of the 2019 Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development.
The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty who have taught a modified course or revised curricula to strengthen diversity and inclusion, resulting in changes of impact. Any full-time or part-time Pitt faculty member who has participated in diversity initiatives at the University may apply for this award. Please encourage faculty who have embraced inclusive teaching practices to submit an application. The guidelines for the award and the application form are available on the Provost's Award for Diversity in the Curriculum web page, and the deadline for applications is October 18, 2019.