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Spring 2021

Bridging the Gap: Supporting international student mental health in the context of COVID

Bridging the Gap: Supporting international student mental health in the context of COVID The Office of International Affairs (OIA) and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), with support from the Strategic Planning Oversight...

Perspectives on Participatory Design: Panel Series with CTL Fellow Irina Schneid

Perspectives on Participatory Design is a 2 part faculty panel series on how we teach collaboration in design and with whom. Tuesday, March 16th, 6:00-7:30pm EST on Zoom; Organized by 2021 CTL Fellow Irina Schneid

Zoom Live Transcription!

The Learning/Access Center and the Center for Teaching and Learning would like to share that live transcription is now available on Zoom! Live Transcription provides robot transcription services, which enables speech to text transcription in Zoom...

‘Ungrading’ Conversation

We are inviting all interested faculty to an upcoming ‘Ungrading’ Conversation, hosted by the CTL. February 16, Tuesday at 12:30 pm RSVP Required If you’d like to review a resource to get started, we...

MSCI Mini-Share Series

Starting on February 10th, the MSCI Mini-Share Series is an opportunity for faculty and staff from the Math & Science Department and beyond to share something they have been working on in 30 minute...

Fine Arts Faculty Forum: Community In Action

We are excited to share how the Resilient Teaching Online (RTO) has been iterated on the department level. On January 29th, 2021 the Fine Arts Faculty Forum was presented by Dina Weiss, Langdon Graves,...

Ashoka Exchange 2021 – Call for Interested Faculty

Ashoka Exchange 2021 – Call for interested faculty to attend a global gathering of social impact educators Are you passionate about transforming higher education into a home for changemakers? The CTL will sponsor up...

COMPOSE Spring 2021 – Call for Applications

COMPOSE Spring 2021 is an 8-week long Zoom-based workshop series, open to all members of the Pratt community (faculty, staff, students) with a goal of establishing a personal practice framed around the concepts of...

Spring 2021 Field Trip Guidelines

Class field trips are permitted in the Spring 2021 semester—either outdoors or indoors—if they follow these guidelines: Since we are all aiming to avoid large groups, instructors should meet students at the site (rather...

Guidelines for Faculty Working with Minors Online

The CTL is sharing a Guide for faculty who are working with minors online. The guidelines specifically go over recording, camera use, and safety when working with minors. Please review and share this resource.

Integrating Mindfulness Faculty Highlights

A group of Pratt faculty participated in the ‘Integrating Mindfulness’ series last Fall, lead by Joelle Danant.  Here are some of the resources and ideas generated by the group to support mindfulness in the...

Micki Spiller: Foundation Spark talk on Team Based Learning in a Studio Context

Micki Spiller held a Foundation Spark talk on Team Based Learning in a studio context. The purpose of her research is to examine how the creation of permanent groups within a Foundation Studio course...