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?
What does it mean to think critically and creatively about teaching? The invitation to do instructional development at the intersection of these two concepts is what guided my participation in the Reinert Center’s Winter Institute on January 7. As each presenter facilitated discussion on a variety of teaching-related topics, I noticed two themes begin to… Continue reading 2016 Winter Institute Reflection
The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored eight Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and two Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Fall Ceremony on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 3:30-5:00 in Boileau Hall. Long-time board member and professor in the Department of Economics, Dr. Patrick Welch, began the ceremony… Continue reading Congratulations Fall 2015 Certificate in University Teaching Skills Recipients!
On June 1st through June 4th, faculty from across the University attended the 6th annual Online Teaching and Learning (OTLI) Institute at The Learning Studio in Des Peres Hall. The four-day institute provided an opportunity to explore effective teaching practices and pedagogy for teaching. Members of the Reinert Center facilitated discussions on course design, assessment… Continue reading OTLI 2015 Recap
The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored fifteen Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and twelve Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Spring Ceremony on Friday, May 1 from 3:30-5:00 in the Level 2 Gallery (second floor, Pius Library). Long-time board member and professor in the School of Social Work, Dr. Sue… Continue reading Congratulations to the Spring 2015 Certificate in University Teaching Skills Recipients!
Over 75 Saint Louis University faculty members and graduate students braved the cold on January 8, 2015 to take part in the Reinert Center’s annual Winter Institute, which focused this year on “Teaching Today’s Students in Multiple Formats.” Rita-Marie Conrad, of The UC-Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning, was this year’s keynote speaker. Conrad has… Continue reading Reinert Center's Winter Institute Explores "Teaching Today's Learners in Multiple Formats"