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All workshops, unless noted, are open to anyone in the Pitt Public Health community.

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Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

Wed 3/27 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop: How Do Students Develop Mastery
A521 Public Health

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. 

Wed 4/10 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop: What Kinds of Practice and Feedback Enhance Learning
A521 Public Health

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. 

Wed 4/24 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop: Why Do Student Development and Course Climate Matter
A521 Public Health

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. 

Wed 5/8 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop: How Do Students Become Self-Directed Learners
A521 Public Health

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. 

Other Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Thu 3/28 2:00PM - 3:30PM - Event
Creating Advanced Surveys, Interactive Content, and Reports Using Qualtrics (UCTL) Professional Development Event
Creating Advanced Surveys, Interactive Content, and Reports Using Qualtrics (UCTL)
Thu 3/28 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Alumni Hall

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.

Location: Alumni Hall, Room B23

Wed 4/3 2:30PM - 4:30PM - Event
Not Speaking the Same Language?: 4 Steps to Engaging Your International Students Professional Development Event
Not Speaking the Same Language?: 4 Steps to Engaging Your International Students
Wed 4/3 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Alumni Hall

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.

Location: Alumni Hall, Room B23

Mon 4/8 1:00PM - 2:30PM - Event
Improving Your Teaching Evaluations (UCTL) Professional Development Event
Improving Your Teaching Evaluations (UCTL)
Mon 4/8 1:00PM - 2:30PM
David Lawrence Hall

Student evaluations of teaching, administered in most Pitt schools through the Office of Measurement and Evaluation of Teaching (OMET), can be effective sources for improved teaching. The question is how best to use them.

Location: David Lawrence Hall, Room 211

Tue 4/9 2:00PM - 3:30PM - Event
Blackboard: Using the Grade Center (UCTL) Professional Development Event
Blackboard: Using the Grade Center (UCTL)
Tue 4/9 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Alumni Hall

In this workshop, we'll review the grade center and how it accepts grades from within and outside Blackboard. We'll cover the Grade Center's options for customizing grades to meet your learning objectives, and you'll learn how to control what grades your students see and when they see them.

Location: Alumni Hall, Room B26

Wed 4/10 2:00PM - 3:30PM - Event
Teaching a 6-Week Course (UCTL) Professional Development Event
Teaching a 6-Week Course (UCTL)
Wed 4/10 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Alumni Hall

In this workshop, we will identify the distinctive characteristics of a six-week course, discuss the associated challenges, and identify some strategies which you can apply to meet those challenges.

Location: Alumni Hall, Room B23

Certification Options

Workshops with a teaching focus are eligible for credit in the Student Fundamental of Teaching Certification and the Faculty Certificate of Teaching Excellence. Click to learn more about this certification.

Questions on Workshops?

Contact Kimmy Rehak with questions about or ideas for workshops. 

Related links

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

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