As we move ceaselessly into the future, technology inevitably changes the way we live our lives and get things done. Faxes have become emails, phones have become computers, and research has moved from silent libraries to the endless expanse of the Internet. So it should be no surprise that technology…
Starting 5 May 2014,
CourseWeb will have
new features for faculty
and students and a
Click here to learn more.
The Teaching Online at Pitt (TOP) course is a three-week, facilitator-led online workshop
on best practices for teaching online. The next session will begin on Monday, May 12th, 2014.
Summer Instructional Development Institute
Structuring Student Risk to Foster Rigor:
A New, Motivating Grading System
Facilitator: Linda B. Nilson
What’s Happening? CSSD and CIDDE personnel are installing several significant updates to the CourseWeb learning management system: Simplified navigation to course materials A unified, easy to maintain event calendar Improved course discussion and messaging tools Streamlined grading for online assignments, blogs, discussions, journals, and wikis Improved editing tools, including an…
As most Pitt faculty know by now, the University of Pittsburgh moved to all online administration of Student Opinion of Teaching Surveys beginning Fall Term 2013. This move was made after a thorough review of research and practices of other peer institutions. Pitt piloted online administration in Fall 2012 and…
Have you ever considered incorporating an online group project into one of your courses? Perhaps you would like your students to work collaboratively on a document. Maybe you’d like them to compile an annotated bibliography, collaboratively write and edit an analytical paper, or produce a group presentation using GoogleDocs, Courseweb/BlackBoard features like Wikis,…