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Michael Bridges, PhD, Director Of The Teaching Commons
Michael Bridges
Senior Director, Teaching Support

Mike brings 30 years of higher education experience to directing Teaching Support at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. With expertise in faculty development, program architecture, course design, educational technology and online learning, he leads the Center’s efforts to support faculty efforts to provide exceptional, engaging, and innovative learning experiences for students. Mike is the co-author of the often-used book How Learning Works: Seven Principles for Smart Teaching and holds a PhD in Social Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University.

Office: 834 Alumni Hall
Phone: 412-383-4281

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