Congratulations to Teaching Center photographer Mike Drazdzinski for being nominated in the 2017 International Color Awards! Mike had four images nominated this year, along with one honorable mention. You can check out his work, and the work of others in this year’s awards, on the Color Awards website!
The University Center for Teaching and Learning
There are a number of new initiatives targeted at faculty for the 2016-17
academic year. Take a look at some of the things we are working on.
Instructional Accessibility @ Pitt
This website offers recommendations and resources to help
you evaluate and improve the accessibility of your course
materials in order to better serve the vibrant and diverse
community at Pitt.
“Faculty members and graduate student instructors can play a key role in identifying ‘at-risk’ students or, more specifically, students who are likely to fail or perform poorly academically. Factors linked to poor academic performance vary widely, and include mental health status, social anxiety, socio-economic status, insufficient academic preparation, poor study…
Zhiwen Xu Diversity Intern “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a diverse world. The University of Pittsburgh reflects our whole society on a micro level with students, faculty, staff and visitors from different races, nationalities,…
The graduate nursing and education online programs rose in the recently released US News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings. The graduate nursing program rose to No. 12. The graduate education program rose 19 spots to No. 47. For a full breakdown on the report and its findings, check…