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New Resources on Online Discussion Boards & Professor’s Presence

Please review the research-based guiding principles and strategies from Victoria Nesnik on Discussion Boards & Professor’s Presence. The quick reference card can help you create and maintain A) your “presence in class” and, B)...

CTL + FLC Exploring Inclusive Practices: First Drafts

Pratt’s Faculty Learning Community (FLC) for the 2019-20 academic year, Exploring Inclusive Practices, followed the tradition of a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to faculty development, emphasizing learning through community-building and action-research. The FLC participants...

New Resource for Inclusive and Equitable Teaching

The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) has released more resource for inclusive and equitable teaching. To learn more about the equity-promoting teaching practices you click on the following link:  ACUE’s Inclusive and...

Preparing an Inclusive Online Course Resources

On October 9th the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) held an event called “Preparing and Inclusive Online Course“. Panelists shared their thoughts and practices for approaching your online teaching with an inclusive...

Resources for: Conflict Avoidance and Wicked Problems in the Online Classroom

We enjoyed seeing both new and familiar faces at last week’s Interactive Conversation on the topic of Conflict Avoidance and Wicked Problems.  While we agree that some of the problems we face in our...

Resources for: Supporting International Students

Last month we were happy to welcome 15 colleagues to an Interactive Conversation about how to Support International Students Online. So many rich topics were touched upon in our hour long lunchtime get together–...

Creating an Inclusive Online Learning Environment Event Resources

On October 2nd the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) held an event called “Creating an Inclusive Online Learning Environment“. Panelists shared practices they have found helpful to effectively set expectations for valuing...

Announcing the Interactive Online Teaching Techniques Community

Announcing the Interactive Online Teaching Techniques Community Offered by Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning We are happy to announce our new Interactive Online Teaching Techniques Community on Canvas. We built this space to...

Milanote is now a Supported Platform at Pratt

Many of you may already know, but Pratt recently added Milanote to its growing list of supported platforms to use as interactive tools within your classes. We love the platform because of its visual...

Learning Design Conversation Series – Fall 2018

This is the start of an ongoing and exciting faculty conversation series about course design, inspired by Fink’s (2013) Creating Significant Learning Experiences. One of the key components of good teaching, besides knowledge of...

New Faculty Support Group – Fall 2018

All new faculty area invited to attend the 4 scheduled sessions of the New Faculty Support Group this Fall 2018.  Meetings will take place in the Library, 2nd Floor Dates:  Sept 11 (Tuesday) at...