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Spring 2019

LDC: Feedback, Self- and Peer Assessment 3.25.19 Follow-up

Learning Design Conversations on Feedback, Self- and Peer Assessment addressed the following questions: How do we teach quality self- and peer critique and feedback? What’s the role of reflection and dialogue in assessment for...

Reading Circle: The Language of Diversity

This semester the focus of the Reading Circle will be Teaching with Diversity.  At each Reading Circle session we will talk about one selected article, which we’ll ask the participants to read ahead of time.  We look...

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Nonbinary & Gender Nonconformist artists + Wikipedia for Education 3/19/19

Pratt Institute Libraries’ second annual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in collaboration with Art + Feminism will take place on March 19, 2019 from 8:30 AM-8:00 PM. This year’s edits will center the contributions of Nonbinary &...

Mapping Outcomes & Learning Initiatives (MOLI): The Finissage

Beyond MOLI The Finissage When:   March 19, 2019 (Tuesday);   4-6 pm Where:  Library, 2nd Floor East Reading Room Who:  Anyone interested in learning outcomes and assessment, curricular improvement, alignment and building structures to optimize...

Black Lives Matter Pratt 2019 Teach-In: Safety and Well-Being

This years’ Teach-In on Safety and Well-Being brings together perspectives, ideas, and theories related to a very core concern to all on campus: how do we feel safe and what can well-being mean to...

Lunch Social for Online Teaching Exchange

You Are Invited to a Lunch Social on Wednesday, March 27 to Celebrate the New Online Teaching Exchange Dear faculty members, Did something happen in one of your classes recently that you’d like to get advice...

IIP: Reflecting on Unquestioned Norms 3.5.19 Follow-up

What happens when we inquire into our own comfort level of discussing ‘difficult topics’ with our students? What’s our own teaching style and academic cultural preferences – that are often habitual and perhaps not...

LDC: Criteria and Standards 2.20.19 Follow-up

Learning Design Conversations on Assessment Criteria and Standards addressed the following questions: What are *your* grading standards and how are they tools for learning? What written set of criteria do you share with your...

Pedagogical Strategies Workshops

Liz Knauer: Equitable Teaching Practices for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Classrooms The purpose of this workshop is to help professors reflect on their teaching practices to find ways to more successfully communicate with all...

CTL Supports the Food Pantry

In an effort to support the Pratt Food Pantry, the CTL will designate certain events over the course of the semester where faculty participants will be encouraged to contribute one item to the CTL...

Faculty Scholarship Colloquium 2.25.19 Follow-up

As a follow-up to a very good conversation about supporting SoTL at Pratt, here are a couple follow-ups that I’d like to share with the community: What is SoTL? Additional recommendations from the group:...

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...