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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)...

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...

Hybrid Course Design

A new challenge is facing our faculty this fall: how to engage students in a hybrid-online course.  See the recommendations by Beth McMurtrie below. Design a fully online class and think of the in-person...

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...

Delivering High Quality Instruction Online

Check out this wonderful resource: Faculty Playbook: Delivering High Quality Instruction Online, in response to Covid-19. This resource guide includes topics on: Equity Course Design Principles Course Components Course Management and more…

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...

Flexibility & Firmness in Online Teaching

In this post, we are sharing some resources on the following topic: how can I stay flexible yet firm in my online teaching? Access the slides on Google Drive here.

Suggestions from CTL Friends

We started collecting recommendations for additional useful resources. We’ll keep updating this post with new resources as they come our way. General Resources, tips and tutorials: Google Hangout Tutorial A more comprehensive Google Tutorial: http://www.marilynsguide.com/...

Assignments Against the Grain: Inclusive Pedagogy Design Workshop Series

Three Mondays this Fall Semester:  Sept 23, Oct 28 and Nov 25 at noon Location: CTL (Library, 2nd Floor) Facilitated by Kim Bobier, Visiting Assistant Professor Department of the History of Art and Design...

Teaching Strategies for Metacognition

Using Metacognition to Promote Learning IDEA Paper #63 by Barbara J. Milils from the University of Texas at San Antonio Metacognition is, at its simplest, the process of thinking about thinking. However, this process...

Teaching Strategies to Improve Student Writing

Strategies to Improve Student Writing IDEA Paper #48 By David Smit from Kansas State University Student writing seems to be suffering presently, and there are things we as educators can be doing to improve this...