Archive For

March 2020

Coping with Coronavirus – Guide for Faculty

In this post, we are sharing with you a publication by The Chronicle of Higher Education, titled: Coping with Coronavirus: How faculty members can support students in traumatic times.

Flexibility & Firmness in Online Teaching

In this post, we are sharing some resources on the following topic: how can I stay flexible yet firm in my online teaching? Access the slides on Google Drive here.

Discussion Forum on the LMS/Moodle Tutorial

Here is a quick tutorial video on how to create and utilize the discussion forum features on our Moodle/LMS. For additional tutorials, check this page (be sure to sign on with your Pratt.edu email)...

Stay Mentally Strong

According to VIA (Institute on Character), ‘focusing on your greatest qualities, and those of others, can help you feel more in control and centered during major life changes. Research shows that using your strengths in...

3 Minute Breathing

It’s crucial, more than ever, that we all take care of ourselves physically and mentally during this time of high anxiety and social isolation. We are sharing with you some wellbeing practices based on...

Introduction to ePortfolios with Digication

Introduction to ePortfolios with Digication Topics discussed in this document: ePortfolio Dashboard Creating a new ePortfolio ePortfolio Functions Courses Creating ePortfolio Templates Digication is an ePortfolio tool that allows students to respond to assignments and...

Communication with Slack

Slack Communication Tips Slack is a communication app that allows you to form multiple workspaces, invite specific people to each of these workspaces, designate channels of discussion, and more. If you decide to use...

Suggestions from CTL Friends

We started collecting recommendations for additional useful resources. We’ll keep updating this post with new resources as they come our way. General Resources, tips and tutorials: Google Hangout Tutorial A more comprehensive Google Tutorial: http://www.marilynsguide.com/...

Asynchronous Audio & Video Lecture Recording

Low Tech Lecture notes copied directly into the body of emails, including inline images and attachments Medium Tech Audio lecture recording Audacity [https://www.audacityteam.org/]: A free program available on Windows & Mac Audacity tutorials: Audacity...

Holding Your Class Discussion Online

In this post, we are sharing suggestions for how to hold your class discussions online. Below please find the online alternatives for: Whole group class discussion Small group breakouts Peer discussion Peer review or...

Using Youtube with Asynchronous Teaching

Recorded video lessons are a great way to provide information to students who may not be able to participate in remote classes at the same time. Additionally, during tutorial lessons students may need to...

Surveying your Class Online

Here are few easy ways you can create surveys for your class online.