Yale Center for Teaching and Learning


Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA city skyline.
Preparing for Spring Break March 2, 2020

According to researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, students encounter more than 30 distractions during three hours of independent studying and engage with...

Pericles Lewis
New Oversight of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning February 19, 2020

On Monday, February 17, 2020, Yale University Provost Scott Strobel announced the leader of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning: Pericles Lewis. “Pericles Lewis will...

A group of Faculty Members discuss pedagogy during the Summer Institute on Course Redesign at a round table in the TEAL classroom.
Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design Enrollment Opens Wednesday February 17, 2020

The Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning will host the 2020 Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design from May 26 - May 28. Yale University faculty are invited to join...

Yal'e Poorvu Center works with the GSAS for the Associates in Teaching Program. An image of the GSAS tower with West Rock.
2020-2021 Associates in Teaching January 1, 2020

The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 recipients of the Associates in Teaching award. The AT program supports GSAS doctoral...

Maddy O'Neal, Lily Mirfakhraie, Hannah Nikole Almonte
Yale College seniors create inclusive and equitable learning experiences with the Poorvu Center May 16, 2019

“Each year, gathering with students from so many different schools … always motivated me to come back and work hard to make Yale the most welcoming and supportive place it...

Hannah Lant, Josh Eyler, Jennifer Frederick, Suzanne Young, Gina Hurley
Annual Spring Teaching Forum focused on helping students fail better, more often April 29, 2019

“I’m a woman, I’m a mother, and I’m a scientist,” said Valerie Horsley, Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and of Dermatology at Yale...

Charles Bailyn
Student Course Evaluations February 4, 2019

Charles Bailyn, the A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Physics and Head of Benjamin Franklin College, will host a Teaching and Learning Lunch on...