Facilitating Difficult and Sensitive
Conversations in the Classroom

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.

The Survey Period Has Begun!

Workshops for Teaching Assistants

Pitt Campus Photos to Download

Workshops for Faculty

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.

Technology Workshops

New for Graduate Students in 2016!

Pitt’s New BFF is Named SARA

As online education continues to evolve, so too does the legislation that governs it. Just this month, online education at Pitt received an early holiday gift when Pennsylvania officially joined the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). You may be wondering: What in the world is SARA, and…

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Facilitating Difficult and Sensitive Conversations in the Classroom

When big events and issues unfold in our world (locally, nationally, and internationally), they naturally spill over into our classrooms. Even if we are teaching a subject that might seem less obviously connected to social issues, connections are often there. More importantly, our students are fully aware of the elephants…

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The Change We Seek

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”  – President Barack Obama The time for change is upon us at the University of Pittsburgh and at CIDDE.  Very…

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Coming Soon…the University Center for Teaching and Learning

Things are changing in the world of teaching, learning and educational technology at Pitt. On June 24, Chancellor Gallagher announced the formation of Pitt’s University Center for Teaching and Learning. The new center was announced along with a set of broad initiatives associated with the University’s strategic plan. Provost Beeson’s…

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