A new resource guide on Gratitude Expressions in Teaching has been posted to the Reinert Center website [LINK]. A complete list of our resource guides can be found here [LINK]. If you want to talk with someone about this topic in your own classes, you may request a teaching consultation by completing this form (LINK). If… Continue reading New Resource Guides
A new resource guide on Strengths-Based Education has been posted to the Reinert Center website [LINK]. If you want to talk with someone about strengths-based education in your own classes, you may request a teaching consultation by completing this form (LINK). If you have ideas for resource guide topics you would like to see posted, share them… Continue reading New Resource Guide
by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) steering committee on justice was created in 2002 with a charge “to coordinate, convene, communicate, and connect persons and institutions devoted to justice in Jesuit higher education” (Justice Web, 2018). A valuable resource that has emerged from that initial charge… Continue reading Resources for Teaching and Justice
by Gina Merys, Acting Director, Reinert Center The middle of the term is often a time when we take a collective deep breath; we (faculty, students, and staff) have been racing through our days with never enough time, always looking toward the next item to achieve, to complete, to check off our list. At mid-term,… Continue reading An Invitation for Mid-Term Reflection
by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center An attendance accommodation is an understanding that a student’s medical diagnosis may impact their ability to attend class. It is also a way to support students whose absences may require flexibility as they complete course requirements. As such, an attendance accommodation is an opportunity to work with students… Continue reading Student Attendance Accommodations
by Sandy Gambill, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center When I signed up to write this blog post, I thought it would be a simple matter of finding some statistics and framing them in the context of the Reinert Center’s annual theme-- justice. After several false starts, I can tell you it was not that simple. There… Continue reading Who is Learning Online?
by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Universal instructional design (UID) is a pedagogical framework used to help design courses that are accessible for all students, including students with disabilities. We have described this approach to course design in previous blogs [LINK] and considered ways to apply it to different teaching contexts and situations (e.g.,… Continue reading Universal Instructional Design (UID)