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New Online Certificate in Gerontology for Nurse Practitioners

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

The Post-Professional Certificate in Gerontology for Nurses Practitioners is a non-degree certificate designed for graduate-prepared Family, Adult Primary Care, Psychiatric Mental Health Primary Care, and Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioners who seek to increase their formal education as a principal provider of primary health care in the care of older adults.

The curriculum includes a total of 15 credits; nine (9) credits of core advanced nursing practice and six (6) … Read more...


The Teaching Survey Period Has Begun!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Surveys are available from April 2 to April 22!… Read more...


Congratulations to Dr. Laura Fennimore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC!

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Fennimore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, president-elect of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)! Dr. Fennimore, a professor of acute and tertiary care at the School of Nursing and a 35-year oncology nurse, has taught over ten Pitt Online courses, including NURSP 2372 Using Data to Drive Decisions, NURSP 3092 Leadership in Complex Systems, NURSP 3094 Evidence-Based Quality Improvement. In addition, she is also an active member of the … Read more...


TOP: Teaching Online @ Pitt

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Pitt Online has recently redesigned our TOP: Teaching Online @ Pitt course!

The new TOP: Teaching Online @ Pitt course, offered by Pitt Online is open to all faculty and teaching assistants. It is offered in an on-demand format. Content in the course can help instructors and teaching assistants in designing an online course and transitioning a face-to-face course into the online environment. Each module within the series is an … Read more...


Gender & Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace MOOC

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

We are pleased to announce that our new MOOC on Gender & Sexuality is now open!

Course description: What is sex? What is gender? What is sexuality? What do we mean by LGBTQIA? How are these concepts related to the workplace? How have our understandings of these terms changed over time, and how have these changes impacted work and culture? To help you answer these important questions, this course will … Read more...


Pitt Online Students Can Now Request a Panther Card!

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

As a University of Pittsburgh student, you have the option of requesting a Panther Card which allows you to:

Physically check out library assets from all library systems on the Pittsburgh campus.
Access any of the computer labs on the Pittsburgh campus.

To request a form, please print and fill out this form, have it notarized, and return it to the address included in the form.… Read more...


Student Opinion of Teaching Surveys!

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Student Opinion of Teaching Surveys begin April 3.

Students can access survey links through Pitt email, My Pitt or CourseWeb.
You can find more information about Teaching Surveys on our Faculty Information Page.

The deadline for students to respond is April 23.… Read more...


Pitt Online Programs Rankings Increase

Friday, January 20th, 2017

The University of Pittsburgh nursing and education online graduate programs improved their rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs released in January.

Pitt Online’s graduate nursing program is now 12th in the country, up from 23rd (tie) in 2016, and the graduate education program jumped 19 places, up to 47th (tie) from 66th (tie) last year.… Read more...


Message from OMET!

Friday, November 11th, 2016

A special message from the Office of Measurement and Evaluation of Teaching [OMET]:

 The Fall 2016 Teaching Survey Period is from November 21 to December 11.

Visit http://www.teaching.pitt.edu/omet/ for more information or contact OMET at TeachingSurvey@pitt.edu.… Read more...


Join us for a Virtual Faculty Forum!

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Mark your calendars for November 3, 2016, at 3:30pm for a virtual Pitt Online Faculty Forum!

Join us for a workshop that analyzes Panopto student user statistics to enhance your recorded lectures and presentations. This field of learning analytics is relatively new and gives us a snapshot into how students are using our technology applications. You’ll discover how students are viewing your recordings and how you might change some design … Read more...