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Teaching Online @ Pitt Program

Teaching Online at Pitt logoThe Teaching Online @ Pitt Program consists of a series of instructional modules focused on best practices for teaching online. Each module within the series is an independent, self-paced learning experience that you can complete at any time or place. You may choose the topics that interest you and engage with that material.

The program offers badges and certificates for participating faculty. The content is designed specifically for faculty teaching online courses at Pitt, but all Pitt faculty are encouraged to participate. Please contact us at for more information about the TOP course or faculty and staff can self-enroll in the course to begin (opens in new tab, must authenticate via Pitt Passport).

Quality Matters

The University of Pittsburgh is a subscriber to Quality Matters (QM), a non-profit organization that promotes quality and effectiveness in online learning. Pitt Online hosts annual Quality Matters workshops that focus on topics such as:

Engaging students
Communicating expectations
Encouraging participation
Creating quality assessments

Pitt Online Best Practices

Other Resources for Teaching

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