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Spring 2019

Reading Circle: Facilitating Productive Discomfort

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...

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:...

LDC: Educative Assessment 1.19.19 Follow-up

Educative Assessment.  When you assess student work in your classes or studios, do you practice an audit-ive, backward looking assessment? Or do you go beyond the grades and use educative assessment to enhance the...

Diversifying the Curriculum – School of Information

On April 11, 2019, the School of Information will hold a ‘Diversifying and Curriculum’ event. The keynote speaker will be Nicole Cooke, Associate Professor and MSLIS Program Director at the University of Illinois.  Please...

Math and Science Teaching and Learning MiniConference

On January 18th, I attended Pratt’s Math and Science Department’s first annual Teaching & Learning Miniconference Program for 2019 Math & Science Teaching & Learning Miniconference. The event was organized by Helio Takai (Chair)...

Introduction to Online Teaching Exchange (OTE)

The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce a new support initiative called the Online Teaching Exchange (OTE), designed to provide faculty with a digital space for the sharing of information and...

Mid-Semester Formative Student Feedback

There are many advantages of asking students for feedback early or midway through a course. Their responses will give a professor an opportunity to: learn what is working and not working in the class;...

How Learning Works

How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by S. Ambrose, M. Bridges, M. DiPierto, M.Lovett and M. Norman. “Learning results from what the student does and thinks and only from what the...

Teaching and Learning Library

The Teaching & Learning Library is a collaboration between the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Library to provide access to books and other resources that promote and support pedagogical development on campus....

Conversations about Art & Pedagogy

Conversations about Art & Pedagogy co-presented by BFAMFAPhD & Pioneer Works, hosted by Hauser & Wirth, covered by media partner Bad at Sports and Eyebeam. Modes of Critique What modes of critique might foster...

IIP – Difficult Conversations Spring 2019 Overview

NEW!   Inclusive & Intercultural Pedagogy Series at the Center for Teaching and Learning RSVP now for Difficult Conversations; IIPS series at the Center for Teaching and Learning. Lunch will be provided. The theme this...

LDC – Spring 2019 Overview

Learning Design Conversation Series CONTINUES! at the Center for Teaching and Learning RSVP now for Learning Design conversations at the Center for Teaching and Learning. Lunch will be provided. This Spring semester, we’ll continue...