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.
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.
Excellence in Online Education Mini-Grants
CGS Academic Programs is now accepting letters of interest for the Excellence in Online Education Mini-Grant Faculty Program for Fall 2021.