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
We support excellent teaching
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.
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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
As partners, the Office of the Provost and the Poorvu Center sponsor the Diversity & Education Series to discuss and demonstrate strategies for creating a more equitable and inclusive classroom.
Self-reflection helps students engage thoughtfully with peers and content.
The Poorvu Center offers multiple opportunities to join colleagues to discuss teaching and learning and to implement evidence-based strategies.