Archive For

April 2020

Feedback as Dialogue

As you get further into your semester, consider how these newly altered online classes can still allow for rich feedback experiences for your students––experiences that feel more like a dialogue (student+teacher, or even student+student)...

Resilience and Wellbeing Resources

Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning is committed to supporting faculty so they can more intentionally integrate wellbeing practices into classroom and studio content, activities, and assignments.  Participants from our COMPOSE project, and WelCoMe...

Faculty supporting student wellbeing and mental health

In this post we are sharing a Faculty resource for creating a culture of caring: Practical Approaches to Support Student Wellbeing and Mental Health (a brochure created by Active Minds). Here are some of...

Considering Accessibility Through UDL

Ever a rich topic at the CTL, we’re happy to think about the accessibility of our class discussions, places for participation, and resources even more as we consider our online spaces. Below is link...

QM Remote Teaching Checklist

QM (or Quality Matters) is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to supporting their community in learning about the online course design.  Their mission is defining and maintaining quality assurance in online learning. In this post...

Safeguarding Equity AAC&U Webinar Highlights

In this post we are sharing highlights from ‘Safeguarding Quality, Equity, and Inclusion as Learning Moves Online‘ webinar by AAC&U, which took place on 3/27/20’ Access webinar slides and resources here. Consider these ‘short term’...

How Faculty Can Support Students during Social Isolation

Faculty play an important role in the lives of college students. There is much stress and anxiety that faculty need to manage. In this webinar, JED’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sofia B. Pertuz,...

Pratt LMS and Big Blue Button Tutorials and Webinars

This document includes a number of video and text tutorials about Pratt LMS and Big Blue Button (BBB) Classroom. Recorded webinar with Q&A session for LMS and Big Blue Button Classroom that addresses how to create...