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

Event Summaries

Congratulations to the Fall 2018 Certificate Recipients

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored five Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and two Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our spring ceremony on Friday, December 7, 2018 in the Pius Library Level II Gallery. Associate dean in the Chaifetz School of Business, Debra Barbeau, began the ceremony by sharing… Continue reading Congratulations to the Fall 2018 Certificate Recipients

Reviews, Teaching with Technology

New Issue of Technology for Teaching eJournal

The Reinert Center invites you to read the latest issue of our ejournal, Technology for Teaching.  The latest issue addresses gamification and game-based teaching.  Featured in this issue is an interview with Dr. Simone Bregni, Associate Professor of Italian on his game-based pedagogical approach to teaching Italian.  Also, Dr. Robert Cole profiles the game-quiz app, Kahoot! and… Continue reading New Issue of Technology for Teaching eJournal

Reviews, Teaching and Justice

Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center As a part of our ongoing theme on Teaching and Justice, the Reinert Center hosted a book discussion based on Cia Verschelden’s 2017 book, Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization.  The book illustrates how persistent racism, bias, and socioeconomic barriers… Continue reading Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization

Tips on Teaching

Designing Meaningful In-Class Activities

by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center Many instructors have heard the term “active learning” and are aware of the push in higher education away from all lecture and towards incorporating alternative teaching methods in the classroom. But how do you design a meaningful activity for your class? There is no one “right” way to… Continue reading Designing Meaningful In-Class Activities