McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning

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Guidance on AI/ChatGPT

From the Memo to All Teaching Faculty from Jill Dolan, Dean of the College, and Rod Priestley, Dean of the Graduate School:

“If anything, AI will make higher education and the nuanced and sophisticated ways of thinking it teaches even more essential.  The ability of AI tools like ChatGPT to generate comprehensible text and code makes close reading and careful discernment even more important for our students and ourselves.”

What We Do

Guiding Principles for Our Work

Evidence based teaching and learning

Evidence Based

We draw from the rich literature on teaching and learning

Learning Centered

Learning Centered

We see learning as active and social

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Inclusive and Holistic

We serve the Princeton community; we emphasize thriving and flourishing

Commitment to Equity

Commitment to Equity

We strive to remove barriers to engagement and learning

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Collaborative and Creative 

We ask a lot of questions, and we strive to identify new possibilities

Featured initiative

Harold W. McGraw, Jr.

The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning was established in 1999-2000 with the help of a $5 million gift from Harold W. McGraw, Jr., Class of 1940. The Center was envisioned during the leadership of Princeton’s President Harold T. Shapiro. "Harold McGraw has had a long devotion to literacy and education, and with this generous gift to Princeton he is helping us redefine teaching and learning for future generations," said President Shapiro (PWB, 3/2/98).

This video was published as part of a tribute to Harold McGraw Jr.'s life and achievements in the centenary year of his birth, September 28, 2010.

© McGraw Hill Financial, clip used with permission.