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A Review of Recent Articles from The Teaching Professor

by Sandy Gambill, Senior Instructional Developer, Reinert Center The Reinert Center maintains an institutional subscription to The Teaching Professor newsletter so it is available for free to anyone with a slu.edu email address. Here is an overview of articles you may have missed this summer that might be useful as you plan for classes to… Continue reading A Review of Recent Articles from The Teaching Professor

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Teaching Center Work as “After Pedagogy”: A Personal Reflection

by Gina Merys, Associate Director, Reinert Center Last Fall, I had the pleasure of reading After Pedagogy: The Experience of Teaching, by Saint Louis University’s own Paul Lynch, Ph.D. (Associate Professor in the Department of English), and to discuss it on a panel created in its honor. What follows here is an adaptation of my… Continue reading Teaching Center Work as “After Pedagogy”: A Personal Reflection

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Student-Teacher Narratives: Teaching at the Intersection of Identities

by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center        Reading personal narratives about teaching is a powerful way to reflect on the more visceral dimensions of our work. I am particularly drawn to narratives that attend to matters of difference in teaching, as both a topic of inquiry and an embodied presence in our classrooms.… Continue reading Student-Teacher Narratives: Teaching at the Intersection of Identities

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Book Review: Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom by Julee B. Waldrop & Melody A. Bowdon (Eds.) Although there are a number of resources to offer tips and strategies for implementing the flipped classroom instructional method, evidence to show how the flipped approach can support college-level learning outcomes can… Continue reading Book Review: Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom

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Designing and Facilitating Group Work

by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center I recently taught an undergraduate course on small group processes, with an emphasis on the role of communication in the development of the ‘work’ done by group members. It was an exciting opportunity for me to consider interdisciplinary perspectives on small groups (i.e., the content of selected readings… Continue reading Designing and Facilitating Group Work

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Creating Significant Learning Experiences: Takeaways from the Annual National Workshop

by Sandy Gambill, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Now in it’s 2nd edition, L. Dee Fink’s Creating Significant Learning Experiences has impacted many instructors’ decisions around course design. I recently had the opportunity to attend the annual workshop offered by Fink and Associates on applying the course design model they have developed.  Here are two elements… Continue reading Creating Significant Learning Experiences: Takeaways from the Annual National Workshop