Faculty & Teaching
Friday, April 17, 2020
From mailing circuit boards to students’ homes to rolling 80 containers of duckweed down Forbes Avenue, lab instructors got creative in the shift to online learning.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Uma Satyavolu’s Literature and Medicine course challenges students to study both past and current writings to deal ethically with pandemics such as COVID-19. See what books and resources she recommends.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Tinukwa Boulder, director of innovative technologies and online learning in Pitt’s School of Education, says that emphasizing mindfulness and establishing a social presence in the virtual classroom are key to making online learning easier.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Virtual visits with health care providers are becoming more important than ever during the pandemic. Pitt’s Alyson Stover is working to bring telehealth to occupational therapy and other practitioners beyond the primary care clinic.
Monday, March 30, 2020
The rapid transition from in-person to online courses went smoothly, though there were a few bumps in the road. Hear what Pitt faculty members have to say about the transition to a remote academic landscape.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Faculty members at all University of Pittsburgh campuses have worked tirelessly to transition to online learning in the wake of COVID-19. Here, instructors from Pitt-Bradford share how they prepared.
Monday, March 16, 2020
Cynthia Golden, associate vice provost and executive director of Pitt’s Center for Teaching and Learning, has advice for faculty members as they shift their courses online.
Monday, March 9, 2020
Writing can be a solitary endeavor, but for Pitt professor and award-winning author Jeanne Marie Laskas, it’s a team effort. The collaboration she nurtures has already spawned a bestseller, and much more is in the works.
Monday, February 17, 2020
For The Conversation, Professor Rob Ruck detailed a brief history of the Negro Leagues, the integration of Major League Baseball and how Pittsburgh played an influential role in the new face of the game.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Stories penned by faculty have appeared in The Washington Post, CNN, NPR and other national media outlets thanks to the University’s membership with The Conversation, an independent global newsroom. Find out how you can participate.