Join our faculty-led Personal Transformation pilot program, launching in Spring 2024! Empowering educators for personal, professional, and creative growth, we invite faculty to embark on a shared journey toward development and regeneration. In order to contribute to a vibrant and robust academic community, this Personal Transformation pilot program will focus on addressing core needs and fostering resilience, diversity, and well-being within Pratt Institute.
Tag: Contemplative Practices
COMPOSE, or Contemplative Practices in Higher Education, Fall 2022 is an 8-week long Zoom-based workshop series, open to all members of the Pratt community (faculty, staff, students, and alumni) with a goal of establishing a personal practice framed around the concepts of resilience, learned optimism, and mindfulness.
COP/I is a mini-grant program from the Center for Teaching and Learning set to run as a pilot in Spring of 2023. It’s an exciting addition to the already exciting and creative SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) work that Pratt faculty are advancing.
Claire Donato (Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing Program; Distinguished Teacher Award 2020) will discuss the pedagogical significance of deep listening and the implementation of periods of shared silence in her Poetry & Psychoanalysis and The Oceanic Feeling courses. This conversation will be informed by Donato’s ongoing Zen meditation practice, which was supported in 2020 by a Pratt Research Seed Grant. Donato will be joined by several of her students.
The CTL welcomes all faculty to attend our monthly scheduled interactive conversations around topics on teaching online, hybrid and beyond. This semester, we plan to focus our Interactive Conversations on using Protocols. In education, protocols are ways of structuring a conversation with the aim of providing deep feedback, engaging in problem solving, and listening that generates productive conversations.