Carnegie Mellon University

Eberly Center

Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

Welcome!

The Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation brings pedagogical and technological issues together to support Carnegie Mellon faculty and graduate students in their roles as educators. We have recently updated our website. Please report any issues here...

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Honoring Faculty and Graduate Students

The Celebration of Education recognizes the accomplishments of those who exemplify the university's standards of excellence in education. This event celebrates Carnegie Mellon's distinguished faculty members and educators for their outstanding contributions to the university and their devotion to and effectiveness in teaching. Nominations are now being accepted.


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Making the Most of Your Upgraded CMU Classroom

CMU’s $20M Classroom and Learning Spaces Project is updating and redesigning CMU classrooms based on data collected by the Eberly Center and the research on learning science and technology-enhanced education. Not only will these improvements allow for a more pleasant educational experience, but they also offer many possibilities for instructors to enhance student learning through evidence-based strategies. View this new section of our site...


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Teaching as Research

Discover what works for student learning. Read about what faculty are doing in this area of research: the compelling questions they ask, results of their studies, and how the Eberly Center can support you as you engage in your own teaching as research project. View this section of our site...


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Research and Scholarship Digest

See what the Eberly Center is reading and thinking about this month! We hope the readers of this digest will find it a useful resource for staying in-tune with the rapidly expanding education research literature. View R&S Digest...


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Write a Syllabus

Check out our new site on writing your syllabus! Learn more about the new CMU Syllabus recommendations and view sample CMU Syllabi.


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Connecting, Inspiring, Adapting

Read about Eberly Center's activities and impact in our AY2016-17 Annual Report (pdf)...


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Teaching After Tragedy: What can instructors do to support students?

Tragic events may take an emotional and cognitive toll on students, disrupt their lives, and interfere with learning for extended periods. Here we have strategies and resources to help instructors support students in the wake of tragedy.


Promoting Academic Integrity

Carnegie Mellon has recently revised the university policy on academic integrity. Here we provide you with a pointer to the policy, some considerations and strategies for promoting your students' academic integrity, as well as a few sample policies for you to adapt when developing your own course policies.
Visit this resource on academic integrity...

We are here to help you design and innovate in this exciting space, including how to:

  • Choose resources and tools that best fit your teaching context
  • Flip your classroom to maximize student learning
  • Insert hooks to collect data for iterative improvement

We have experience working with our faculty colleagues on such projects as:

  • Translating your course online
  • Developing online testing formats
  • Using synchronous and asynchronous tools productively for learning

We continue to offer our high-value services, including:

  • One-on-one teaching consultations
  • Workshops and seminars for faculty and graduate students
  • Canvas help and support
  • Guidance in solving teaching problems
  • Incoming Faculty Orientation and Future Faculty Program
  • Teaching observations, focus groups, early course evaluations, and more...

We’re here to help you! Come see us.