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Faculty express concerns about Pitt-Outlier partnership

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Managing Editor December 16, 2020
Faculty at Pitt’s Oakland campus will no longer be involved in the University’s partnership with education-technology startup Outlier, according to faculty government president Chris Bonneau.
Pitt currently has a contract with Outlier to offer Calculus I and Intro to Psychology for credit throughout the summer.

Op-ed | A word of caution to students about Outlier courses

As an instructor of Introduction to Psychology at Pitt, I’d like to make you aware of some very big differences between the Intro to Psychology course that Outlier is offering and the Introduction to Psychology courses that Pitt offers outside of this contract with Outlier.
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