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Faculty Resources

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At the College of General Studies, our professors and instructors come not only from seven undergraduate and professional schools right here at the University of Pittsburgh, but also include graduate students, professionals, and leaders from throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.

CGS Faculty Resources and Forms

Here instructors will find links to CGS resources such as the CGS Instructors' Handbook and the CGS Online Guide, course templates, checklists, inforgraphics and forms they will need as a CGS faculty member. 

Teaching Online at CGS

The College of General Studies offers a variety of hybrid and fully online classes across multiple disciplines. If you are a PItt faculty member and are interested in learning more about the online course development process at CGS, this section offers resources and information to get you started

CGS Online Demo Course for Faculty

How do face-to-face activities translate in online course environments? How can you keep students engaged when you don’t meet face-to-face? How can you create an inclusive, accessible online course? This online, asynchronous course addresses all of these questions and more. 

Faculty Course Development Cohorts

Each fall and spring terms, the College of General Studies (CGS) and the University Center for Teaching and Learning (Teaching Center) host a multi-month long interdisciplinary cohort of CGS-affiliated instructors who are embarking on the online (re)-design of their courses for the college’s academic programs. Learn more about our cohort program.