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3 Questions for Yale’s New Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives, Jenny Frederick July 21, 2022

When CTL leaders move to institutional leadership roles, it “is a structural signal that teaching and learning are core priorities” for the university, says Poorvu Center...

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Poorvu Center's Alfred Guy competes on Jeopardy! July 20, 2022

Your clue is… The Yale faculty member who competed on “Jeopardy!” Answer: Who is Alfred Guy?   A wiz on quiz shows, Guy is better known as the Poorvu Center’s Director...

Jennifer Frederick Appointed Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives June 22, 2022

Congratulations to Poorvu Center executive director Jenny Frederick, named Yale’s Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives! Provost Scott Strobel wrote to the Yale...

The Poorvu Center Helps Prepare the Next Generation of Teaching Faculty December 17, 2021

The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning offers a robust set of programs to prepare graduate students, professional school students, and postdocs to be teachers and...

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Conversations Around the Fire: Claudia Valeggia December 14, 2021

I use [small group work] in all my classes, from 25 students to 150 students. It’s an excellent tool and goes with my own pedagogical approach by putting the learning...

Building a Collaborative Assessment Model December 9, 2021

By Staff Writer The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning is helping to build a collaborative model of assessment with Yale University directors and department chairs who...

Using Small Groups in Class: Professor Mayur Desai December 7, 2021

Breaking large classes into small groups has been used as an educational tool for centuries, but recently the practice has garnered increased attention in higher education....

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