Event Summaries

7th Annual Learning Studio Symposium

Reinert Center RIT_circle_2014_solid_082214On Friday April 20, Innovative Teaching Fellows presented at the Paul C. Reinert, S.J. Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning’s 7th annual Learning Studio Symposium.  Past and current Innovative Teaching Fellows shared their experiences with course redesign and with teaching in the Learning Studio – Saint Louis University’s award-winning, state-of-the-art teaching space designed by a team of faculty and students as part of the Herman Miller Learning Spaces Research Program.  Faculty who presented at the Symposium included:

Dr. Pascale Perraudin, Associate Professor of French in Languages, Literatures, Cultures presented on some of the challenges related to redesigning an existing course, FREN 4180 French and International Relations, and how she revisited her integration of a global simulation project in her class.

Katie Devany, Instructor and Director of the Hospitality Management program in the School for Professional Studies, presented on her course design process as well as the future implications of teaching an introductory entrepreneurship course in the learning studio.

After the faculty presentations, attendees met to talk more about the Innovative Teaching Fellowship to as well as teaching in the Learning Studio.  Upcoming videos from the symposium will be posted on the Reinert Center Vimeo page.

For more information about the Innovative Teaching Fellowship and the Learning Studio, visit the CTTL website.  The next call for applications will be announced in late August, 2018.