Archive For

February 2019

CTL Supports the Food Pantry

In an effort to support the Pratt Food Pantry, the CTL will designate certain events over the course of the semester where faculty participants will be encouraged to contribute one item to the CTL...

Faculty Scholarship Colloquium 2.25.19 Follow-up

As a follow-up to a very good conversation about supporting SoTL at Pratt, here are a couple follow-ups that I’d like to share with the community: What is SoTL? Additional recommendations from the group:...

Faculty Shares Art History Resources

Janice Robertson, Visiting Associate Professor, History of Art & Design Dept shares the following resources: Developing a South/North Native & Latin American Axis within the Art History Survey (Janice shares strategies for weaving native...

Reading Circle: Facilitating Productive Discomfort

This semester the focus of the Reading Circle will be Teaching with Diversity.  At each Reading Circle session we will talk about one selected article, which we’ll ask the participants to read ahead of time.  We look...

On Learning How to Help Disengaged Students

On Learning How to Help Disengaged Students by Gabriel Cohen When I started teaching at Pratt nine years ago, one of the first things I discovered was that teaching was like doing stand-up comedy:...

LDC: Educative Assessment 1.19.19 Follow-up

Educative Assessment.  When you assess student work in your classes or studios, do you practice an audit-ive, backward looking assessment? Or do you go beyond the grades and use educative assessment to enhance the...

Diversifying the Curriculum – School of Information

On April 11, 2019, the School of Information will hold a ‘Diversifying and Curriculum’ event. The keynote speaker will be Nicole Cooke, Associate Professor and MSLIS Program Director at the University of Illinois.  Please...