Instructional Continuity

Resources for Teaching in the Hyflex Classroom

by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center We’ve put a lot of time this summer into thinking about virtual students.  What about students in the face to face (mask to mask?) classroom. Here are some recent articles and studies that might be helpful as you think about the physical classroom. When combining students in… Continue reading Resources for Teaching in the Hyflex Classroom

Inclusive Teaching, Instructional Continuity, Learning Spaces, Teaching with Technology

A Model for Pandemic Era Course Design

by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center As we face the uncertainty of the fall semester, it is hard to see how our instructional time with students won’t change.  We may go through the entire semester without transitioning to remote learning, as we were forced to in the spring. Even if that proves to… Continue reading A Model for Pandemic Era Course Design

Instructional Continuity, Spotlight on Teaching, Tips on Teaching

Taking the Guesswork Out of Developing Hybrid Courses

by Katie Devany, M.S., Program Director & Instructor - Leadership and Organizational Behavior, School for Professional Studies I was selected for the Innovative Teaching Fellowship (ITF) in fall 2017 and taught an introductory entrepreneurship course. My experience differs from many SLU faculty in that I have been teaching online almost exclusively for seven years. While… Continue reading Taking the Guesswork Out of Developing Hybrid Courses

Instructional Continuity, Spotlight on Teaching

Implementing a Hybrid-Flipped Classroom Model in Biomedical Engineering

by Scott Sell, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Program Coordinator in Biomedical Engineering For a long time I had wanted to “flip” one of my classes. It was a pedagogy that I was intrigued by, where students are exposed to a significant amount of content prior to class through reading, exercises and videos and then… Continue reading Implementing a Hybrid-Flipped Classroom Model in Biomedical Engineering

Event Summaries

Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Certificate Recipients

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning celebrates 11 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and two Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients. This semester's Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients are Jacob Adney, Seddiqah Alijishi, Isaac Arten, Katie Holzer, Melissa Hopfinger, Cristina McGroarty, Alyssay Otten, Falak Saffaf, Thembekile Shato, Chelsea Sondergard, and… Continue reading Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Certificate Recipients

Tips on Teaching

How Thinking in the Backward Design Framework Saved Me from an Instructional Design Meltdown

by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center As many of us have just recently experienced, things change – sometimes very rapidly. The recent pandemic forced many university instructors to move their planned in-person instruction to online formats in a very short span of time. This is obviously quite stressful, even for those familiar with online… Continue reading How Thinking in the Backward Design Framework Saved Me from an Instructional Design Meltdown