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Fall 2020

Avoiding Zoom Fatigue

Here are several helpful resources about how to avoid videoconferencing fatigue that you might be interested in for yourself, or feel free to share with your students. First, here is an article (by The...

Cornell ‘Racism in America’ webinar series launches Sept. 16

As calls to address institutionalized and systemic racism reverberate around the country, the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) is launching a yearlong webinar series, “Racism in America.” The series kicks off with “Policing...

Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence

AAC&U (The Association for American Colleges and Universities) has created and posted their new guide to a liberal education.  This guide points out that while the new Liberal Education has to address the most...

Supporting New and Continuing Faculty in a Time of Covid-19

The Center for Teaching and Learning in collaboration with the Office of the Provost will host a series of virtual meetings to introduce how various offices and support services can help new and continuing...

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...

Fall 2020 Internship and Field Trip Guidelines

We are sharing the following guidelines with you: Assurance Letter (Internships) Student Waver (Fall 2020) Internship Guidelines (Fall 2020) Field Trip Guidelines (Fall 2020) Use this link with your Pratt Gmail to access these...

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,...