Event Summaries

Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Certificate Recipients

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning celebrates 11 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and two Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients. This semester's Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients are Jacob Adney, Seddiqah Alijishi, Isaac Arten, Katie Holzer, Melissa Hopfinger, Cristina McGroarty, Alyssay Otten, Falak Saffaf, Thembekile Shato, Chelsea Sondergard, and… Continue reading Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Certificate Recipients

Tips on Teaching

How Thinking in the Backward Design Framework Saved Me from an Instructional Design Meltdown

by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center As many of us have just recently experienced, things change – sometimes very rapidly. The recent pandemic forced many university instructors to move their planned in-person instruction to online formats in a very short span of time. This is obviously quite stressful, even for those familiar with online… Continue reading How Thinking in the Backward Design Framework Saved Me from an Instructional Design Meltdown

Instructional Continuity, Teaching with Technology

Resources for Creating Asynchronous Courses Elements

Working asynchronously in a remote teaching and learning situation means that the instructor and the students are not required to meet simultaneously in order to participate in the course fully or to fulfill the learning objectives of the course. Despite not meeting together at the same time, students and instructors continue to interact regularly and… Continue reading Resources for Creating Asynchronous Courses Elements