Center for Teaching Excellence

Murphy Building
600 Forbes Avenue 20 Chatham Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.5177

    "We help faculty and TAs excel as teacher-scholars deeply invested in students' learning."

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    Center for Teaching Excellence

    Join us for the

    2015 Celebration of Teaching Excellence

    Thursday, March 26 from 3:30 - 5:00 

    click here for more details

    Assessing Student Learning

    The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Academic Learning Outcomes Assessment (ALOA) Committee collaborate in supporting meaningful assessment of student learning at Duquesne University. We provide resources, consulting, and workshops on assessment at the course and program levels.

    For more information, please visit our dedicated webpage here.

    Teaching & Learning Tips

    Even if it doesn't feel like spring, Spring Break has arrived! Enjoy your break, and then take a moment to reflect on how to maintain motivation once classes resume again. Read CTE's tip on "Motivation after Spring Break" and consider sharing some of the strategies with your students. 

    Sneak a Peek, then read more:

    Returning from spring break is hard for faculty and students. Whether you used break for fun or work, getting back on track and regaining momentum are essentials for successfully completing the semester. Motivation is a factor that both students and faculty must nurture.

    Or, visit our Teaching & Learning Tips Archive to discover other techniques to enchance your students' learning experience. 

    The Flourishing Academic

    Check out The Flourishing Academic, CTE's newest online resource! We have entered the blogosphere in order to increase community and conversation surrounding our favorite topic: teaching. The Flourishing Academic is a multi-voice blog devoted to exploring the question, "How can we as teacher-scholars thrive in academia?" and featuring posts on teaching and learning by CTE staff, faculty guest bloggers, and participants in our Certificate of University Teaching. We hope you visit us often, comment actively, and teach enthusiastically!

    Learn More!"We believe that excellent teaching is an art that grows through scholarship, practice, reflection, and collaboration."