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.
November 19, 2018
A gift from William ’56 and Lia Poorvu and their children Alison Poorvu Jaffe ’81 and Jonathan Poorvu ’84 has created a permanent endowment for the Center for Teaching and Learning, sustaining the...
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FSY and the Poorvu Center Work Together this Summer
Reflecting on the Yale Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design
The hows and whys of using sources in your academic writing. Includes advice on avoiding plagiarism.
The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning partners with departments and groups on-campus throughout the year to share its space. Please review the reservation form and submit a request.
Lecturing elegantly and effectively requires a deft balance between raising intellectual stakes for students and speaking in everyday language.