All workshops, unless noted, are open to anyone in the Pitt Public Health community.
Looking for practical advice to improve your teaching? Interested in research-based theory on how students learn? Join fellow Pitt Public Health instructors for the second session of a seven part workshop series.
Looking for practical advice to improve your teaching? Interested in research-based theory on how students learn? Join fellow Pitt Public Health instructors in a discussion on implementing proven teaching strategies in the classroom.
The Allies Network is designed to improve visibility and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, alled, and asexual (LGBTQIA) members of our campus community.
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This workshop provides strategies for effectively teaching abstract concepts to your students, and for assessing student mastery of such concepts.
Location: David Lawrence Hall, Room 211
Join Dr. Marie Norman for a lunch hour seminar session on helping students develop critical thinking skills, as part of the School of Dental Medicine's Teaching and Learning Seminar Series.
Location: 458 Salk Hall
Chinese learners make up the largest international student population at the University of Pittsburgh. They serve in many teaching and learning capacities such as undergraduate and graduate students, teaching assistants, and research scholars. This workshop provides specific techniques in ways to involve and interact with this specific ethnic and linguistic group.
This workshop is intended for those who have attended “Syllabus Construction: Foundations” or “Developing a Syllabus,” or for those who are already familiar with the basics of Syllabus/Course design. In addition to discussing various various technological options available for syllabus construction, dissemination, topics will include the use of graphics and infographics in syllabi, the “interactive syllabus” the “collaborative” or “negotiated” syllabus, and alternative or non-traditional sections to consider including in a syllabus.
Location: Alumni Hall, Room B23
In this workshop, a multidisciplinary team of instructional designers and technologists will help you get your footing in the instructional multimedia landscape at Pitt, including a brief visit to the Media Creation Lab, a digital audiovisual recording studio that is freely available for faculty and staff use.
Location: Alumni Hall, Room B26
This workshop introduces several principles of inclusivity and offers practical advice for fostering an inclusive university environment through your teaching. Through discussion and workshop exercises, learn how promoting and practicing inclusivity can improve learning outcomes and your relationship with your students, and how the two are closely related. This workshop will also address ways to effectively articulate your philosophy of inclusion in teaching on job applications and in interviews.
This workshop explains what accessibility looks like in the context of Blackboard and other methods of digital content delivery, why accessibility is important, and how accessible design can help all students, not just those with disabilities.
For users who are already familiar with the basic features of the Qualtrics Online Survey platform, this workshop will introduce more advanced features that will allow you to create intricate branching, testing and scoring, piped text and variables, and customized, detailed reports on your data.
Come learn about international students and the challenges they face. Learn how to apply a four-step framework for welcoming your international students. Develop a personal plan for your discipline and course to engage your international students.
Contact Kimmy Rehak with questions about or ideas for workshops.
Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development | Sponsored by the Office of the Provost
University Center for Teaching & Learning (formally CIDDE) workshops in three categories: Teaching Support, Educational Technology Services, and TA Services.
Center for Doctoral and Postdoctorol Career Development's Calendar of Events
Pitt HR Faculty and Staff Development Program
Faculty Certificate in Teaching Excellence
Student Certification in Teaching Fundamentals
For other opportunities, including those sponsored by Pitt's Office of Academic Career Development, visit Career Services.