FACDEV 2200 Practicum in University Teaching is a three-credit course offered in the fall, spring, and summer semesters in two formats (traditional and hybrid).
There are four major areas covered in this certification:
as well as student exercises and a teaching practicum. For more information, search for the course in the Student Services Center in the My Pitt portal.
For those looking to demonstrate teaching ability and a dedication to pedagogy, the University Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to earn the Achievement in Pedagogy Badge. This "evidence of teaching excellence" also can be listed on a c.v., and, as it a digital badge, the work that was completed to satisfy requirements can be digitally shared with potential employers or other third party entities.
Participants are required to attend two workshops in three of five possible focus areas (6 total) and compose a final 2-3 page reflective essay stating how the process of completing the badge has made an impact on their teaching. The five focus areas are ...
Workshops are held throughout the academic year through the University Center for Teaching and Learning. (Note that workshops with an asterisk qualify for the badge.)
Please click here to access the schedule for the Professional Development Workshop Series.