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

    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

    An occasional late arrival by a student to your class is unavoidable. Students do experience car troubles, late public transit, full parking garages and the inadvertent unplugged alarm. However, if you notice that students are routinely arriving late, some adjustments to your teaching techniques can help minimize student tardiness.

    Read More : Reducing Late Arrivals

    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."