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Maura Conley

Diversity in the Creative Arts with Aurora Robinson

In this five-week seminar run by Aurora Robinson through the Center for Teaching and Learning, participants will begin the process of recognizing elements of their courses that have the potential to open a more...

Hollis Witherspoon: Improv for the Teaching Artist

Our colleague, Hollis Witherspoon, teaches in the Graduate Visual Art department here at Pratt and is running a few Special Topics sessions as part of the CTL’ s Resilient Teaching Online series. With a...

Diane Cohen: Community-Building

Our CTL colleague, Diane Cohen, teaches in the IEP, HMS, and WAC departments here at Pratt and has been with the Center for Teaching and Learning as part of the Resilient Teaching Online series...

RTO: Special Topics

As a partner to the asynchronous components of our Resilient Teaching Online series, we’ve scheduled module-based Zoom conversations as well as some Special Topics sessions to texture your understanding of what Fall classes could...

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)...

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...

Online Conversations Best Practices

As we begin to imagine what our online classes might look like, creating space for conversation is most likely among the first steps. In this video, we step through the potential places we consider...

A Way to Check in with Colleagues & Students

Our most recent YouTube video below, CTL Roses and Thorns, steps through a “check in” process you could use with your students within any modality–online, in person, and email among many others. In the...

Call for Participants: Embracing the Flux FLC

FLC.EF Please APPLY ONLINE  Deadline for application:  March 24, 2020  Pratt’s upcoming Faculty Learning Community (FLC) for the 2020-21 academic year, Embracing the Flux: Responding to Complex  Dynamics in Academia, is a multidisciplinary research...

Supporting International Students: A Generative Faculty Conversation 4.16.20

Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning invites all faculty and staff to attend a generative conversation on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm to talk about how best to support all our students...

An “Ungrading” Conversation 3.12.20

Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning invites all faculty and staff to attend a facilitated “ungrading” conversation on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 12:30 pm to talk about what is ungrading? why do we...

Inclusive Teaching Summer Institute 2020

Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning Inclusive Teaching Summer Institute 2020 CTL.ITSI Please APPLY ONLINE Deadline for application:  March 24, 2020    Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Pratt’s Office of...