by Gina Merys, Acting Director, Reinert Center If students and subjects accounted for all the complexities of teaching, our standard ways of coping would do—keep up with our fields as best we can, and learn enough techniques to stay ahead of the student psyche. But there is another reason for these complexities: we teach who… Continue reading Who We Are is How We Teach
The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored six Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and one Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipient at our fall ceremony on Friday, December 6, 2019 in the Pius Library Level II Gallery. Associate professor in Aviation Science, Stephen Belt, began the ceremony by sharing a reflection… Continue reading Congratulations to the Fall Certificate Recipients
by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center As we head into the final stretch of the term, you may be thinking about how best to support your students as they prepare for final exams (assuming you give final exams!). Often, students ask for study guides. But even when we provide them, we often find that what… Continue reading Study Guides or Guidance for Studying?
There are several new online resources available in our "Defining Features" series. Check them out now on our webpage at: http://www.slu.edu/cttl/resources/defining_features_course_types.php
by Konnor Brennan, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center Grading student work is an essential part of the instructional process. Instructors are well aware of and value the benefits of providing graded work to students in a timely manner. Graded work can provide our students with feedback that is essential to the learning process. Students often use… Continue reading Effective Grading Techniques
Three new Defining Features resources have been posted to the Reinert Center website [LINK].
by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center As higher education integrates technology more and more into its curricula, whether through increasing the number of courses taught online or in hybrid formats, or encouraging teachers to use technology platforms (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas) to organize their traditional in-person courses, technology has become a given in the higher… Continue reading Underserved: Student Access to Technology
by Anna R. Kratky, SLU Title IX Coordinator When students are asked what words come to mind when thinking about Title IX, the most common responses are sexual assault and equality. When faculty are asked that same question, the answers are usually mandatory reporting and legal obligations. This highlights the progress the Office of Institutional… Continue reading Title IX at SLU: How We Support Students
by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning A key challenge for educators and for learners is applying specific knowledge across domains. As teachers, we may struggle to find ways to get students to apply their knowledge from our disciplines or courses to other courses or have difficulty getting students to see… Continue reading Using Effective Learning Strategies to Apply Knowledge Across Disciplines
With the start of the new school year, you may be looking for some new ideas about teaching and learning. Here are three e-mail based resources we in the Reinert Center follow. Tomorrow’s Professor eNewsletter Published 100 times during the academic year. Subscribe at https://tomprof.stanford.edu/ Tomorrow’s Professor is a newsletter published by the Office of… Continue reading Pedagogy in Your In-Box