We build a community of writers and learners
We are the Poorvu Center
We support excellent teaching
We value research-based decisions
We encourage deep and independent learning
We experiment with pedagogy and technology
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
Explore the ways that technology can enhance the classroom and online experience.
Strategies for creating an inclusive and productive learning environment
Case studies help students learn to collaborate while applying knowledge to public issues.