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Volume 39 Issue 7

Tips on teaching: Teaching portfolios >

November 22nd, 2006

Pitt’s sixth annual Teaching Excellence Fair, held Nov. 8, included summaries from winners of 2005-2006 innovation in education grants and conversations on teaching methods and techniques with faculty, as well as workshops and technology demonstrations led by Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education (CIDDE) staff. *********** Teachers, how do you demonstrate that your students […]

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Tips on teaching: Active learning >

November 22nd, 2006

Pitt’s sixth annual Teaching Excellence Fair, held Nov. 8, included summaries from winners of 2005-2006 innovation in education grants and conversations on teaching methods and techniques with faculty, as well as workshops and technology demonstrations led by Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education (CIDDE) staff. *********** The fair’s “Conversations on Teaching” sessions offered the […]

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Tips on teaching: Motivating students >

November 22nd, 2006

Pitt’s sixth annual Teaching Excellence Fair, held Nov. 8, included summaries from winners of 2005-2006 innovation in education grants and conversations on teaching methods and techniques with faculty, as well as workshops and technology demonstrations led by Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education (CIDDE) staff. *********** Instructors know better than anyone that student’s learning, […]

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Tips on teaching: New technology tools >

November 22nd, 2006

Pitt’s sixth annual Teaching Excellence Fair, held Nov. 8, included summaries from winners of 2005-2006 innovation in education grants and conversations on teaching methods and techniques with faculty, as well as workshops and technology demonstrations led by Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education (CIDDE) staff. *********** Technology is a big part of teaching today […]

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Pitt recognized as top producer of Fulbrights >

November 22nd, 2006

The Chronicle of Higher Education listed Pitt as a “top producer” among research universities of Fulbright awards for U.S. students for 2006-07. Pitt students received 10 Fulbright awards from a pool of 21 applicants. In addition, two Pitt faculty members have been awarded Fulbright grants to conduct their work abroad. They are Kevin Kearns, professor […]

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SAC affirms committee chairs >

November 22nd, 2006

The Staff Association Council (SAC) last week announced the new leaders of its nine committees. Committee chairs and co-chairs are selected by the committees and serve one-year terms. Newly affirmed committee chairs and co-chairs include: Steve Zupcic, chair of benefits; Betty Homonai, chair of elections; Ann Ostroski, chair, and Carol Hodgkiss, co-chair, of governance; Carol […]

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