A new resource guide on Building the Journal Tool in Canvas has been posted to the Reinert Center website [LINK]. If you want to find more information on Canvas at SLU, visit this webpage. If you have ideas for resource guide topics you would like to see posted, share them here (LINK).
The Course Design Institute is a two-week immersive experience that will spark new ways of thinking about your course, empower you to prioritize what matters most to you, and help you to create clear learning paths for students. Most CDI participants leave with 80-90% of their courses designed. Grounded in research and based on a… Continue reading Course Design Institute Registration Open
by Eric Royer, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning In the near future, we hope for a return to regular, or semi-regular, in-person instruction, albeit with some modifications and social distancing guidelines remaining in place. Planning, now, for a shift back to fully in-person teaching is important, yet many of us are… Continue reading When we return, what follows?
The sessions described below are scheduled and conducted by ITS, not the Reinert Center. If you have any questions, please contact Dan Beedy, Classroom Technology Manager (email@example.com). To prepare for the spring semester, ITS will offer classroom technology training sessions and classroom visit days for faculty. The purpose of these sessions are to provide an overview of the technology in our classrooms, an opportunity to… Continue reading ITS Classroom Training Sessions
The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning celebrates 13 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and two Principles Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients. This semester’s Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients are Tracy Russell, Lindsay Adams, Xue Li, Debra Gorman-Badar, Matthew Ellis, Alec Arnold, Sara Sawicki, Malgorza Moll, Kelly Ayres, Pedro Spindler-Ruiz, Rebecca… Continue reading Congratulations to the Fall 2020 Certificate Recipients
by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center This fall, you may find yourself with only one or two students using Zoom to attend your face to face class. Avoiding situations where these remote students feel like they are just watching the other students take a class is important. Here are some suggestions that might… Continue reading Suggestions for Teaching with a Small Number of Remote Students Zooming Into an Face to Face Course
The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning enthusiastically announces the newest members of our staff. Graduate Assistants: Adaobi Anakwe and Victoria Carter Adaobi is a doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a focus in maternal, child and family health under the supervision of Dr. Pamela Xaverius. Prior to joining SLU,… Continue reading Reinert Center Welcomes New Graduate Assistants
As we all strive to lower the curve through social distancing, we have closed the physical offices of the Reinert Center. However, all of us are continuing to work remotely and are available via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also request a virtual consultation through our consultation request form: LINK. Below are some resources we have… Continue reading Friday Roundup
by Gina Merys, Acting Director, Reinert Center In a recent note to our Spring 2020 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients, I referred to the experience of the second half of this semester as a “sprint through fog”. Even for those of us who think about teaching as having infinite contexts, and who spend our… Continue reading Teaching in Context
During this time of upheaval, the Reinert Center is here to help you as you navigate teaching all courses remotely. Below are some resources we have created or discovered that could be useful to you going forward. As we all strive to lower the curve through social distancing, we have closed the physical offices of… Continue reading Friday Roundup