Underserved: Student Access to Technology

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

Teaching and Justice

Title IX at SLU: How We Support Students

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

Tips on Teaching

Using Effective Learning Strategies to Apply Knowledge Across Disciplines

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

Teaching Today's Students, Tips on Teaching

Pedagogy in Your In-Box

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 Tomorrow’s Professor is a newsletter published by the Office of… Continue reading Pedagogy in Your In-Box

CTTL People, From the Director

Announcing STEM Teaching Fellows in the Reinert Center

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching welcomes three STEM faculty who will serve as STEM Teaching Fellows: Asmira Alagic (Chemistry) Philip Huling (Mathematics and Statistics) Scott Sell (Biomedical Engineering) During this academic year, they will hold weekly office hours in the Reinert Center and design/lead STEM-focused teaching workshops and other events. If you teach in… Continue reading Announcing STEM Teaching Fellows in the Reinert Center

From the Director, Teaching and Justice, Tips on Teaching

Teaching 1619: A Challenge

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center This year marks the 400th anniversary of what is often referred to as the start of American slavery -- the documented selling of 20+ African human beings to British colonists in Jamestown, Virginia. While the transatlantic slave trade was alive well before this transaction, and while some have argued… Continue reading Teaching 1619: A Challenge

Upcoming Events

Current Opportunities from the Reinert Center

Innovative Teaching Fellowship – Information Sessions 9/17-9/23; Applications Due 10/7 Target Audience: Full-time, permanent teaching faculty members at Saint Louis University who are interested in (re)designing one course over a semester and then teaching that course in the Learning Studio the following semester. The current call for applications is for the following fellowship period: Course Development (semester 1):  Spring 2020    Course Teaching (semester 2):   Fall 2020 Call for Applications: Click here to download ITF Webpage: Click here Faculty interested in applying for the Innovative Teaching Fellowship must register for and attend one of the  following Pre‐Application Information Sessions prior to preparing their applications: Tuesday, September 17, 9:00‐10:00 a.m., in 213 Des Peres Hall Thursday, September 19, 4:00‐5:00 p.m., in 213 Des Peres Hall Monday, September 23, 12:00‐1:00 p.m., in 213 Des Peres Hall Click here to register… Continue reading Current Opportunities from the Reinert Center