Critical Thinking/Creative Thinking

Tapping Into Creativity Through Lateral Thinking

by Jeanne Eichler, MOT, OTR/L, MT, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Here is the scenario…. We find ourselves stuck in a method of thinking or doing things that is more out of habit than of passion…. eventually taking all aspects of creativity out of the process and putting us on auto pilot…. leading to… Continue reading Tapping Into Creativity Through Lateral Thinking

Tips on Teaching

Portfolios as Tools for Reflection

by Gina Merys, Associate Director, Reinert Center This past weekend (March 18-19), the Reinert Center co-hosted our annual Academic Portfolio Retreat. Over a two day period, invited facilitator, Dr. Marilyn Miller led 25 faculty members through writing a beginning draft of each of the sections of their academic portfolio for tenure and/or promotion. Attending this… Continue reading Portfolios as Tools for Reflection