We support excellent teaching
We value research-based decisions
We encourage deep and independent learning
We experiment with pedagogy and technology
We build a community of writers and learners
We are the Poorvu Center
There is no substitute for individual discussion with a Poorvu Center staff member about one's teaching style, classroom goals, and interaction with students.
Students at Yale can take advantage of the Center's resources to excel in writing or any of their classes.
Yale is a leader in areas ranging from experimental teaching methods to leveraging technology for teaching and learning.
The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning has partners within the University and throughout the world.
May 16, 2019
“Each year, gathering with students from so many different schools … always motivated me to come back and work hard to make Yale the most welcoming and supportive place it can be for first-generation...
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Annual Spring Teaching Forum focused on helping students fail better, more often
Student Course Evaluations
Retaining non-traditional students in STEM classrooms
The Media Library tool is designed to upload audio and video files and enables the users to record lectures, create video assignments, and organize content in folders for individual or departmental use.
Academic Strategies Workshops provide insights and practical approaches to students’ everyday academic work. Each workshop begins by helping students identify their own goals and concerns, and provides opportunities for students to plan the approaches that might work best for them.
Flexible teaching spaces offer pedagogical advantages: Teaching in CTL classrooms