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2nd Annual Learning Studio Symposium Recap

by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design It is an inspiring and instructive privilege to be able to peek inside others' classrooms to experience how others teach, hear how and why teachers make the choices they do for students, learning goals and objectives, and respective disciplines, and to consider how such possibilities may be… Continue reading 2nd Annual Learning Studio Symposium Recap

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A Year of Innovative Teaching: The CTTL's Fellowship Program Continues to Thrive

by Michaella Hammond, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning While this year marks the Center’s 15-year anniversary, the fall semester also marks our first full year of the Innovative Teaching Fellows program, which began with three pioneering full-time faculty members who taught in the Learning Studio during the Fall… Continue reading A Year of Innovative Teaching: The CTTL's Fellowship Program Continues to Thrive

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The CTTL Welcomes Our 2012-2013 Graduate Assistants

  by Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty and Graduate Student Development   The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning is very lucky to have three Graduate Assistants on our staff.   Graduate Assistants in the Center assist in the administration of the Certificate in University Teaching Skills (CUTS) program, conduct research on teaching and… Continue reading The CTTL Welcomes Our 2012-2013 Graduate Assistants

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Welcome Back: What You Need to Know about SLU Global (a.k.a., Blackboard)

By Kim Scharringhausen, Instructional Liason Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been around here at Saint Louis University almost from the time they first became available in 1995.  SLU adopted WebCT in 1997 and launched it as a small pilot for the Nursing School and then made it available to the entire University.  My relationship with… Continue reading Welcome Back: What You Need to Know about SLU Global (a.k.a., Blackboard)

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CTTL Director Talks on Fox 2 Local News

Our own CTTL Director, Dr. Debra Lohe, spoke on the Fox 2 News morning broadcast  on Wednesday, July 25 about engaging students in learning by leveraging software, such as Tegrity, in a “flipped class” model. In this teaching model, teachers rethink the traditional class model asking students to watch lectures and take notes as homework,… Continue reading CTTL Director Talks on Fox 2 Local News

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Congratulations 2012 CUTS Recipients!

by Dr. Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty and Graduate Student Development The Center honored a record number of 50 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Spring Ceremony on Friday, 4 May. After warm welcomes from Dr. Debra Rudder Lohe, Director of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, and Dr. Paaige Turner,… Continue reading Congratulations 2012 CUTS Recipients!

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Meet the CTTL's Newest Staff Member

In June, the CTTL welcomed its newest staff member, Katie Beres, who serves as Instructional Liaison for Faculty and Graduate Student Development.  Under the direction of Dr. Gina Merys, Katie works closely with graduate students and faculty enrolled in our Certificate Programs, and she assists with the creation, implementation, and assessment of programs focused on teaching… Continue reading Meet the CTTL's Newest Staff Member