Teaching and Justice

Supporting Student Mental Health

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center In a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, 70% of teenagers reported that mental health issues are growing among their peers.   Spanning gender, socioeconomic status, and race, the survey reported that feelings of anxiety and depression outweighed problems with bullying, drug addiction, or gangs (Horowitz &… Continue reading Supporting Student Mental Health

Tips on Teaching

An Overview of Assessment

by Konnor Brennan, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center The tools and methods instructors use to assess to student understanding in their courses play many roles in course design. Assessing students throughout the course is important to ensure that students passing the course are meeting certain standards that are required to pass the course, and/or ensuring that… Continue reading An Overview of Assessment

Upcoming Events

Register Now: Ignatian Pedagogy Institute

Ignatian Pedagogy Institute *Session II.  - Ignatian Imagination and Social Justice for Enhanced Teaching and Learning Monday, March 11, 2019 Il Monastero During this day-long retreat, participants will increase and deepen their knowledge of Ignatian pedagogy. Through multiple interactive sessions, participants will engage in imaginative thinking strategies focused on deeper learning and social justice that… Continue reading Register Now: Ignatian Pedagogy Institute

Teaching and Justice

Teaching and Justice: Reflections from the U.S./Mexico Border

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center As we begin the new term, I have been thinking about the Reinert Center’s theme – teaching and justice – in light of new insights gleaned during a recent immersion trip to the U.S./Mexico border. The people I met, the stories I heard, have me thinking in new ways… Continue reading Teaching and Justice: Reflections from the U.S./Mexico Border

Upcoming Events

Winter Institute 2019: Teaching and Justice

January 10, 2019, 9:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Il Monastero This day-long event hosted by the Reinert Center will feature dynamic presentations by several faculty members from across the university who are doing work at the intersection of teaching and justice. The morning presentations will be followed by an interactive resource/service information session featuring SLU… Continue reading Winter Institute 2019: Teaching and Justice

Teaching and Justice

Teaching While Female

by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center In keeping with the Reinert Center’s theme of “Teaching and Justice,” I think it is important to highlight some of the areas in higher education where justice is lacking – namely, the gender inequality experienced by women faculty. First, some background on gendered expectations, or expectations that differ… Continue reading Teaching While Female