Archive For

August 2020

Useful Teaching Resources for Online

We are sharing the following resource site for you to explore.  The site also includes podcasts, presentations, open online courses and books. Projects Download resources in PDF, Image or Google Doc formats: Rethinking Teaching...

Using Videos for Remote Teaching and Learning

Our Pratt Library colleagues created a useful resource page for faculty on how to use videos in their online classes. The Libguide includes questions for: How to assign videos to watch outside of class...

ComD Shared Education Guide for Fall 2020

Our colleagues at Pratt BFA ComD shared this comprehensive guide with us. Very useful links and suggestions that might be of interest to all! Useful links to technology, academic policies and training Trauma informed...

Online Icebreakers

Icebreakers are short activities, usually at the beginning of the semester, that provide an opportunity for students to get to know each other and begin forming a community.  Icebreakers range from simple questions, course-related...

New Programming: Deep Dive Community

Call for Applications: Deep Dive Community (DDC) Fall 2020 In February 2018, Pratt Institute initiated a new strategic plan with 5 pillars that focus on academic excellence, student success, diversity, equity, and inclusion, global...

Upcoming Special Topics

Announcing New Special Topics for the Fall Semester These Special Topics Zoom Calls are facilitated by Pratt faculty colleagues. Themes may include: Upping your Zoom Game, Milanote, etc. They are not tech training specifically,...

Announcing Fall Semester Interactive Conversations

Interactive Conversations The CTL welcomes all faculty to attend our monthly scheduled interactive conversations around topics on teaching online, hybrid and beyond. Themes may include: logistics of critiques, group work, supporting international students, policy...

Canvas Support For Faculty

The CTL continues to support Pratt faculty throughout the Fall semester   Self-Paced Course Canvas self-paced training: ‘Growing with Canvas’ is available to all Pratt faculty. This course is a great place to start learning...

RTO – Fall 2020 Cohort

Call for Participants: Resilient Teaching Online (RTO)  Fall 2020 Cohort This faculty development series from Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning will continue supporting seasoned and new faculty alike as they think thorough individual...

Fall 2020 Forum: Teaching with Canvas

Hold the dates for the 2020 Fall Forum:  Teaching with Canvas Sept 22- Sept 25 (online) Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) platform that allows instructors to build and customize synchronous and asynchronous...

Extended Time on Canvas Quizzes

Here are the recommendation for giving ‘extended time’ on Canvas quizzes to students with LA/C accommodations:

Learning Canvas – Student Guides

  Guide for students on how to use Canvas is available in this shared Google Folder (must acces with pratt.edu email account):   Getting Started with Canvas for Students intro video is available here....