Archive For

June 2019

15 Closure Activities for Classes

Closure: How to end a lesson leaving a lasting impression (15 activities) Cornell Notes Students write on the left side: KEY POINTS, on the right side: NOTES of key points, at the bottom: a...

Title IX Pratt Syllabus Statement

Here are two versions of the Title IX Syllabus Statement. Faculty can choose which one they would like to include on their syllabi. Version 1 Human Rights, Equity, and Title IX Pratt Institute seeks...

Pratt ePortfolio Ambassadors

ePortfolio Ambassadors are early adopters of the Digication platform to support teaching, learning, and assessment  across the institute. They have dipped their toes into developing reflective and responsive pedagogical practices by working with students...

Pratt Research Power: Brown Bag Lunch Series

Pratt Research Power: Brown Bag Lunch Series At the Center for Teaching and Learning (Pratt Library, 2nd Fl) The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in collaboration with the Office of Research & Strategic...

Teaching Strategies for Active Learning

Active Learning Strategies in Face-to-Face Courses IDEA Paper #53 by Barbara J. Mills from the University of Texas at San Antonio Active Learning is a means of engaging students in the process of doing,...

Teaching Strategies for Metacognition

Using Metacognition to Promote Learning IDEA Paper #63 by Barbara J. Milils from the University of Texas at San Antonio Metacognition is, at its simplest, the process of thinking about thinking. However, this process...

Teaching Strategies to Improve Student Writing

Strategies to Improve Student Writing IDEA Paper #48 By David Smit from Kansas State University Student writing seems to be suffering presently, and there are things we as educators can be doing to improve this...