Teaching Support

We support effective teaching for all faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants throughout the university. We conduct individual consultations and workshops for teaching face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid courses.

Departmental Workshops & Services

We work with University departments and school to develop one of a series workshops on topics that address your needs such as:

  • Teaching Practices Inventory
  • Evaluation of Teaching
  • Basics of Teaching and Learning
  • Engaging Students in Large and Small Classes
  • Interactive Teaching and Learning
  • Assertion-Evidence Slide Design
  • Leading Effective Class Discussions
  • Collaboration: Group Assignments that Work
  • Best Practices in Teaching Online
  • Designing Effective Writing Assignments
  • Motivating Your Students to Learn
  • Integrating Writing, Speaking and Collaboration Assignments
  • Teaching Strategies Using CourseWeb
  • Using Student Evaluations for Improve Teaching
  • Teaching with Digital Media
  • Working With Your Teaching Assistant: A Guide for Faculty

Individual Consultations

We work one-on-one with individual faculty on any component of course design or teaching, including

  • Designing or redesigning a new traditional, hybrid or online course
  • Developing effective activities, assignments, and assessments
  • Engaging students
  • Integrating Courseweb
  • Analyzing student evaluations
  • Classroom video recording and consultation
  • Teaching a class: traditional, hybrid or online

For more information, email teaching@pitt.edu