Teaching

University Center for Teaching and Learning

The University Center for Teaching and Learning (The Teaching Center), with support from the Office of the Provost, strives to inspire excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities at the University of Pittsburgh. Utilize the Teaching Center for educational resources, assistance with classroom technology and tools, workshops and training, teaching support, and other learning initiatives.

Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL)

As a member of the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) network since 2012, Pitt supports a University-wide learning community consisting of a diverse and vibrant group of graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members who together discuss their own teaching-as-research and critically examine the work of others in the community and the larger field. Since 2015, Pitt students from nine schools have completed approximately 200 non-degree certificates spanning three levels of accomplishment in teaching-as-research.

Library Resources

The University Library System helps teaching assistants and teaching fellows find information for both their courses and academic research. 

Discipline-based Science Education Research Center (dB-SERC)

The dB-SERC works with teachers in Pitt natural sciences departments to create a community to improve the teaching and learning through evidence-based practices.

Engineering Education Research Center (EERC)

The Engineering Education Research Center (EERC) enhances the teaching and learning of engineering within the Swanson School of Engineering, in addition to expanding engineering education research efforts throughout the University.