Inclusive Teaching, Jesuit/Ignatian, Teaching and Justice

Shocking the System: Why Talk about Race in the Classroom?

by Elisabeth Hedrick-Moser, Instructional Consultant, Reinert Center Recent waves of violence against black lives and a rising tide of protest have raised cultural awareness of the depth of systemic racism. Many educators are pondering whether or how to acknowledge this cultural upheaval in the classroom. Some may feel that, although racism is a problem in… Continue reading Shocking the System: Why Talk about Race in the Classroom?

Inclusive Teaching

Course Design for the Inclusive Eye

by Elisabeth Hedrick-Moser, Instructional Consultant, Reinert Center Over the years the Reinert Center has been developing an arsenal of resources for helping educators cultivate inclusive practices. There are so many resources, in fact, that it can be difficult to sift through all of them. The following is a list that highlights the resources available, with… Continue reading Course Design for the Inclusive Eye

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Suggestions for Teaching with a Small Number of Remote Students Zooming Into an Face to Face Course

by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center This fall, you may find yourself with only one or two students using Zoom to attend your face to face class.  Avoiding situations where these remote students feel like they are just watching the other students take a class is important.  Here are some suggestions that might… Continue reading Suggestions for Teaching with a Small Number of Remote Students Zooming Into an Face to Face Course

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Reinert Center Welcomes New Graduate Assistants

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning enthusiastically announces the newest members of our staff. Graduate Assistants: Adaobi Anakwe and Victoria Carter Adaobi is a doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a focus in maternal, child and family health under the supervision of Dr. Pamela Xaverius. Prior to joining SLU,… Continue reading Reinert Center Welcomes New Graduate Assistants

Instructional Continuity

Resources for Teaching in the Hyflex Classroom

by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center We’ve put a lot of time this summer into thinking about virtual students.  What about students in the face to face (mask to mask?) classroom. Here are some recent articles and studies that might be helpful as you think about the physical classroom. When combining students in… Continue reading Resources for Teaching in the Hyflex Classroom

Inclusive Teaching, Instructional Continuity, Learning Spaces, Teaching with Technology

A Model for Pandemic Era Course Design

by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center As we face the uncertainty of the fall semester, it is hard to see how our instructional time with students won’t change.  We may go through the entire semester without transitioning to remote learning, as we were forced to in the spring. Even if that proves to… Continue reading A Model for Pandemic Era Course Design

Instructional Continuity, Spotlight on Teaching, Tips on Teaching

Taking the Guesswork Out of Developing Hybrid Courses

by Katie Devany, M.S., Program Director & Instructor - Leadership and Organizational Behavior, School for Professional Studies I was selected for the Innovative Teaching Fellowship (ITF) in fall 2017 and taught an introductory entrepreneurship course. My experience differs from many SLU faculty in that I have been teaching online almost exclusively for seven years. While… Continue reading Taking the Guesswork Out of Developing Hybrid Courses

Instructional Continuity, Spotlight on Teaching

Implementing a Hybrid-Flipped Classroom Model in Biomedical Engineering

by Scott Sell, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Program Coordinator in Biomedical Engineering For a long time I had wanted to “flip” one of my classes. It was a pedagogy that I was intrigued by, where students are exposed to a significant amount of content prior to class through reading, exercises and videos and then… Continue reading Implementing a Hybrid-Flipped Classroom Model in Biomedical Engineering