by Gina Merys, Acting Director, Reinert Center As a way to mark the 500th anniversary of Ignatius of Loyola’s conversion, the Society of Jesus will be celebrating an Ignatian year (May 2021-July 2022). The Reinert Center has chosen to mark this important year by focusing on Ignatian Pedagogy as our theme for the academic year.… Continue reading The Reinert Center Celebrates the Ignatian Year
In the spirit of the Reinert Center’s focus on Ignatian Pedagogy, two Resources Guides have been posted to help you reflect on ways to get to know your students. The Ignatian Pedagogical framework helps articulate how a deeper reflection on the conditions of teaching and learning can prompt a more spiritual and person-centered educational experience.… Continue reading New Resource Guides
The Reinert Center has several ways to provide various kinds of pedagogical support for teaching amid tragic events. Please see our resource guides on Student and Faculty Well-Being (we frequently add new resources, so check back often), and you can make an appointment for an individual consultation to discuss your specific teaching situation.
A new resource guide on Five Things to Know When Setting Up Your Canvas Course has now been posted to the Reinert Center website. If you want to find more resource guides we offer, visit this webpage. If you have ideas for resource guide topics you would like to see posted, share them here (LINK).
by Eric Royer, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Fall 2021 marks our transition to Canvas as SLU’s new Learning Management System (LMS). Working in a new LMS will likely require more of your time and patience. You’ll need to learn or grow comfortable with new tools. You’ll need to rethink the design of your course, how… Continue reading Teaching with Canvas
Tea For Teaching is a podcast produced by the SUNY-Oswego Center for Teaching. The latest episode, dated August 26, offers some advice for returning to the classroom. https://feed.podbean.com/teaforteaching/feed.xml
A new resource guide on Assisting Students with Short-Term Absences Keep Current has now been posted to the Reinert Center website. If you want to find more resource guides we offer, visit this webpage. If you have ideas for resource guide topics you would like to see posted, share them here (LINK).
A new resource guide on Building the Journal Tool in Canvas has been posted to the Reinert Center website [LINK]. If you want to find more information on Canvas at SLU, visit this webpage. If you have ideas for resource guide topics you would like to see posted, share them here (LINK).
As a part of the Reinert Center's ongoing commitment to supporting equitable educational experiences, we are launching a new set of resources devoted to "Decentering" teaching and learning. Our first video, "Introduction to Decentering Teaching and Learning" can be viewed [HERE]. Look for more resources and articles in the weeks and months ahead.
by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center If you want a break from true crime podcasts this summer, here are a couple of recommendations for podcasts that deal with timely teaching and learning issues. Are there educational podcasts you’re loving lately? Please feel free to tell us about them in the comments. Dead Ideas… Continue reading Teaching Podcasts for Your Summer Enjoyment and Edification