Inclusive Teaching

Speaking the Language of Inclusion

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center Many of us who are committed to inclusion are careful about the language we use. As we learn more about representing difference in our learning communities we find that language shifts over time, sometimes very quickly. Although we may recognize that the cultural weight our language carries can lend either… Continue reading Speaking the Language of Inclusion

CTTL People, Event Summaries, Inclusive Teaching, Teaching and Justice

Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy Begins Fifth Year

This June, the Reinert Center welcomed its fifth cohort of faculty and graduate students in the Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy with the summer institute of the same name. The Culturally Responsive Teaching Institute is a four-day, intensive workshop that includes a combination of informational presentations, interactive workshops and discussions, and individual work time. The summer… Continue reading Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy Begins Fifth Year

Teaching and Justice

Incorporating Social Justice into Infectious Diseases and Disaster Preparedness Education

by Terri Rebmann, Director, Institute for Biosecurity, Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics There are multiple definitions of social justice, but at the root of them all is the belief that all individuals have value and should have equal access to resources. As a Professor who studies and teaches infectious disease epidemiology and disaster preparedness within… Continue reading Incorporating Social Justice into Infectious Diseases and Disaster Preparedness Education

Upcoming Events

Announcing the Call for Proposals for 2018 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference (FTTC)

Below you will see the call for proposals for the 2018 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference, hosted by the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Saint Louis University typically sponsors the conference (which provides registration discounts for SLU faculty), and the Reinert Center represents SLU on the conference planning team. Each year, a number of… Continue reading Announcing the Call for Proposals for 2018 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference (FTTC)

Teaching and Justice

Creating an Inclusive Environment in Healthcare

by Kim Levenhagen, Associate Professor, Program in Physical Therapy According to a report from the United States Census Bureau, by 2020, more than half of the nation’s children will belong to a minority race or ethnic group. Yet as our country grows more diverse each year, our healthcare facilities continue to lag in creating a… Continue reading Creating an Inclusive Environment in Healthcare