The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the next call for applications to teach in the Learning Studio, an experimental, technology-rich classroom located in Des Peres Hall, Room 213. The call begins on Monday, August 26 and closes on Wednesday, October 2, when applications are due. For a comprehensive overview… Continue reading Call for Innovative Teaching Fellowship Applications and Pre-Application Workshops
Join us for the Faculty Open House on Wednesday, August 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center This week, with move-in underway, most of the campus is focused on the arrival of new undergraduates. It's easy to do that: they're fresh and new and starting a journey that will take them to unexpected places. For us here in the Reinert Center, though, we're thinking more about… Continue reading From Intuition to Intention
by Sandy Gambill, Instructional Designer Many of the ideas we’ve posted this summer for motivating students in a traditional face-to-face class can be applied in online or flipped courses, but you may need to build in some additional structure to foster engagement and help students accept the shift in the balance of power that occurs… Continue reading Student Motivation in Online and Flipped Courses
by Gina Merys, Assistant Director, Reinert Center I often hear the laments of faculty about not having enough time to keep up with the current research in their disciplines, much less time to read about teaching and learning. While one of the best parts of the summer months is that it can be a time… Continue reading Review: The Teaching Professor Newsletter and Successful Group Projects