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Spring 2019

CTL Library: Announcing 4 new books

Announcing four new books for the CTL book collection.  Print copies are available at the Center for Teaching and Learning and for most books, ebook versions are also available through the library. These resources...

Universal Design for Learning Guidelines

UDL aims to change the design of the environment rather than to change the learner  The UDL Guidelines are a tool used in the implementation of Universal Design for Learning, a framework to improve...

Overview of Spring 2019

At the end of each semester, I will share with you a brief review of the Center for Teaching and Learning, in an effort to openly communicate my efforts, your interests in, and your...

Pratt/VACI Fellow 2019: Congratulations, Connie Fu

Pratt’s Department of Fine Arts and the Center for Teaching and Learning, in partnership with the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI) is excited to announce the inaugural 2019 Pratt/VACI Fellow in Pedagogy:  Connie Fu, an...

Teaching Strategies for Effective Group Work

Ten Research-Based Steps for Effective Group Work IDEA Paper #65 • August, 2017 by Linda C. Hodges from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County A suggestion for achieving active learning in classrooms and studios...

Include Me Symposium CFP

2019 AICAD Symposium Call for Proposals Otis College of Art and Design seeks proposals for presentations to be delivered at the 2019 Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) Symposium, Include Me,...

Contemplative Practices – Bibliography

This is a wonderful and quite comprehensive bibliography of published research on mindfulness and contemplative practices in higher education, compiled by the center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind). The project welcomes any suggestions...

Announcing the CTL Faculty Fellows 2019-20

Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning announces the 5 inaugural CTL Faculty Fellows for the 2019-20 Academic Year. The CTL Faculty Fellows will work directly with the Director and in collaboration with their School Deans and Chairs...

New Faculty Learning Community Forming!

*NEW* Faculty Learning Community forming for 2019-2020 Exploring Inclusive Practices Description: Pratt’s newest Faculty Learning Community (FLC) for the 2019-20 academic year, Exploring Inclusive Practices, will follow the tradition of a multidisciplinary and collaborative...

Community Dialogue on Reimagining Mental Health

Join the upcoming Community Dialogue Series on Reimagining Mental Health. The talk will be taking place in the CEI on Tuesday, April 23 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM.

Diversifying the SI Curriculum 4.11.19

Pratt’s School of Information faculty are participating in a Diversifying the Curriculum Event on 4.11.19, which includes useful tips for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion through the School of Information curriculum. Keynote speaker Nicole Cooke,...

ePortfolio Pedagogy 3.28.19

“A portfolio, that is truly a story of learning is owned by the learner, structured by the learner, and told in the learner’s own voice (literally and rhetorically).”Helen C. Barrett Discussion with faculty at...