The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored 27 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and 13 Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our spring ceremony on Friday, May 5, 2017 in the Pius Library Level 2 Gallery Adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Dr. Chad Huddleston, began the ceremony… Continue reading Congratulations Spring 2017 Certificate Recipients!
On Wednesday April 19, 2017, Innovative Teaching Fellows presented at the Paul C. Reinert, S.J. Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning’s 6th 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… Continue reading 6th Annual Learning Studio Symposium
The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored a record number of completions for a fall semester, with eighteen Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and six Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Fall Ceremony on Friday, December 2, 2016. Dr. Elizabeth Richard, from the Department of Communication, began the ceremony by… Continue reading Congratulations Fall 2016 Certificate in University Teaching Skills Recipients!
by Mitch Lorenz and Yang Li, Graduate Assistants, Reinert Center In our final Praxis Workshop of the semester, attendees explored the challenges of broaching the topic of diversity with students in class discussions. Participants reflected on how diversity discussions fit in their classrooms and what challenges they face when planning diversity discussions or when they… Continue reading Reflecting on Diversity Discussions in the Classroom: A Praxis Workshop Follow Up
by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center The newest members of the Reinert Center’s Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy (CRTA) convened last week for a four-day summer institute, the first commitment in the program. First piloted last year, the CRTA is a year-long development opportunity for SLU faculty and graduate student instructors who teach INTO-SLU Pathway courses… Continue reading The Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy Enters Second Year
The Reinert Center recently held two Online Teaching and Learning Institutes (OTLI) to provide an opportunity for faculty to explore effective teaching practices and pedagogy for online teaching. Members of the Reinert Center facilitated discussions on course design, assessment and assignments, creating online course materials, and student engagement. Although the Institute is a great opportunity… Continue reading Summer OTLI Session
by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center Last week, at our annual May event, Dr. Thomas Landy (Director, Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross) talked about the importance of seeing as a foundational aspect of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education. He explained that the… Continue reading What Will You Leave Behind?