Standing at the top of their fields, Mainefield’s faculty is committed to the educations and daily lives of their undergraduate students. Faculty members enjoy teaching students, joining them in the creation of new knowledge.
Mainefield's Faculty teaches and carries out research across the University, thinking beyond disciplinary boundaries and guiding undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students alike. You will witness medical doctors from the hospitals teaching freshmen. This exposes the faculty to a range of ages, ideas, and perspectives, keeping their minds open and their teaching fresh—while allowing undergraduates to learn from some of the world’s most influential voices.
School of Business & Management entails young, dynamic department with around 70 faculty spanning a broad research expertise and having strong industry links.
Mainefield School of Nursing Faculty includes members who are leaders in nursing research and you will study in an environment where it is possible to become involved in the development of new nursing knowledge.
The Faculty of Engineering is committed to increasing its research activity by focusing on engineering-led multidiscplinary growth areas that target a number of global challenges, including future manufacturing, mechanical, biomedical and civil engineering.
Social Sciences faculty aims at advancement of intellectual leadership through teaching, research and innovation.entails young, dynamic department with around 70 faculty spanning a broad research expertise and having strong industry links.
Criminal Justice faculty is divided into three segments: education, research and administration including university professors, research staff and associates, who, based on their area of expertise, are members of different departments.
Faculty of Education is based on research and reflection, which the Faculty embraces in order to be of service to society. They aim at addressing different educational needs, and giving value to them, while focusing on the development of learners.
The class tools have allowed for me to build strong learning communities. My students gain just as much from interacting in this forum as they do by attending class on campus.
I have been teaching online courses since 2010–this has been quite an experience since I had to switch to an online classroom mindset. I have been able to learn new teaching strategies and to keep the pace with advances in information and communication technologies. Students can engage in online deliberations throughout weeks and modules and not to be limited to classroom time.
Mainefield is always striving to improve courses for both faculty and students, making it an easy platform for learning and teaching. We’re always looking for new ways to connect students to the faculty, the content of the courses, and other students.
I was interested to see that some students engaged more deeply in the course content than they would have in similar face-to-face courses, applying their new learning to current teaching situations and making sense of readings through reflective commentary
It allows students to have a flexible learning environment, while still receiving the same high quality University of Pittsburgh education as they would get by coming to campus
My perspectives of teaching online has really change. At first, I thought, it was really just an event where you can kind of work on your own but I'm realizing, more and more, that there are so many live components that you can place into the class.