Reviews, Teaching and Justice

Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center As a part of our ongoing theme on Teaching and Justice, the Reinert Center hosted a book discussion based on Cia Verschelden’s 2017 book, Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization.  The book illustrates how persistent racism, bias, and socioeconomic barriers… Continue reading Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization

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Designing Meaningful In-Class Activities

by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center Many instructors have heard the term “active learning” and are aware of the push in higher education away from all lecture and towards incorporating alternative teaching methods in the classroom. But how do you design a meaningful activity for your class? There is no one “right” way to… Continue reading Designing Meaningful In-Class Activities

Teaching and Justice

Resources for Teaching and Justice

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