“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…
CGS Faculty Orientation
Facilitated by CGS Academic Affairs and CIDDE
Audience: New and returning CGS Faculty
When: Monday, August 8, 2016, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
or Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 2-3:15 p.m.
(These are two separate sessions of the same workshop. Participants choose one or the other.)
Where: CGS McCarl Center Conference Room (1400 Posvar Hall)
For more information and to Register: www.cgs.pitt.edu/faculty-workshops
Instructional Accessibility @ Pitt
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you evaluate and improve the accessibility of your course
materials in order to better serve the vibrant and diverse
community at Pitt.
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…
Another week, another big announcement about maker culture here in Pittsburgh. As we continue on the renaissance pathway (Ohio-related news not withstanding), reports that the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh had received a $1 million pledge from Google towards its ongoing efforts to create educational makerspaces created quite a stir. The…
The term personalized learning refers to individualized learning, or a unique learning path for each student. Imagine a microbiology course that includes 50 students pursuing very different career paths — students interested in health care careers might complete an online instructional module that is different from that of the students…