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School of Art CTL Fellow Kara Hearn’s Presentation

On November 10, 2020 we hosted one of 2019/20 CTL Faculty Fellows from the School of Art, Kara Hearn, to share her project, tittled: Expanding the Frame, Inclusive Pedagogy and Community Building. Below you...

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...

CTL Fellows Showcase – Apr 23

All are invited to the 2019/20 CTL Faculty Fellows Showcase on April 23, Thursday at 11:30 am at the CTL (Pratt Library, 2nd Fl).  Lunch will be served. Read more about the current Fellows...

The Art of Designing a Curriculum

Congratulations to five members of the ‘Transfer of Learning FLC’ (Faculty Learning Community) for getting their findings published in Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning.  Authors:  Chris Jensen, Associate Professor of Ecology & Evolution in the...

Genevieve Leonard: Utilizing Intersectionality to Empower Instruction

Utilizing Intersectionality to Empower Instruction by Genevieve Leonard Presented at the 2019 Fall Forum Intersectionality is a concept that can help educators understand their students’ motivation in the classroom. The term, that was first created...

Bethany Ides: Decentralized Grading Strategies

Experiments in Decentralized Grading Strategies by Bethany Ides Presented at the 2019 Fall Forum After my first decade or so of teaching, I felt myself at an impasse.  While I believed more heartily than...

Faculty Shares Art History Resources

Janice Robertson, Visiting Associate Professor, History of Art & Design Dept shares the following resources: Developing a South/North Native & Latin American Axis within the Art History Survey (Janice shares strategies for weaving native...

On Learning How to Help Disengaged Students

On Learning How to Help Disengaged Students by Gabriel Cohen When I started teaching at Pratt nine years ago, one of the first things I discovered was that teaching was like doing stand-up comedy:...