Yale Center for Teaching and Learning


Yal'e Poorvu Center works with the GSAS for the Associates in Teaching Program. An image of the GSAS tower with West Rock.
2019-2020 Associates in Teaching January 1, 2019

The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of the Associates in Teaching award. The AT program supports GSAS doctoral...

The Poorvu family, from left: Jonathan Poorvu ’84, Alison Poorvu Jaffe ’81, William Poorvu ’56, and Lia Poorvu.
Advancing Innovative Pedagogy: Poorvu family endows Yale Center for Teaching and Learning 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...

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Learn more about Turnitin October 22, 2018

Yale will conduct a pilot evaluation of the software system Turnitin for use in courses across the University this academic year. Turnitin is a tool to help faculty and...

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FSY and the Poorvu Center Work Together this Summer July 19, 2017

With flexible classrooms and tutoring resources located in one space, the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and First-year Scholars at Yale (FSY) collaborated to host...

A group of 55 Yale faculty and staff members standing in the courtyard at the Hall of Graduate Studies
Reflecting on the Yale Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design July 12, 2017

More than 50 faculty members from 39 departments took place in the Yale Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design in May 2017. The three-day, workshop intensive institute...

Sanjana Singh sits near a microphone in the CTL studio with her laptop to test the audio.
Active Learning in the CTL Studio: Writing for Audio in the Age of Podcasts July 6, 2017

Have you ever wondered how Megan Chakrabarti, Jacob Goldstein, or Ira Glass develop the stories that they tell on National Public Radio? Do they step up to the microphone and...

Professor Robert Shiller, wearing a suit with a red tie and blue shirt, stands in front of a black board.
Yale, Shiller Launch New Financial Markets Course for Public June 29, 2017

New Haven, Conn. — Yale University will offer a new “Financial Markets” course taught by Professor Robert J. Shiller on Coursera, an online education platform, on Friday,...