What’s in a Name? by Dr. Debra Rudder Lohe, Director

Welcome to the Center’s new website – and our new blog-format version of The Notebook (formerly, our quarterly newsletter)!  As you look around, those of you who have been involved with the Center for a while will notice something else is new: our name.  Beginning on Sunday, July 1, 2012, the Paul C. Reinert, S.J. […]

Meet the CTTL’s Newest Staff Member

In June, the CTTL welcomed its newest staff member, Katie Beres, who serves as Instructional Liaison for Faculty and Graduate Student Development.  Under the direction of Dr. Gina Merys, Katie works closely with graduate students and faculty enrolled in our Certificate Programs, and she assists with the creation, implementation, and assessment of programs focused on teaching […]

Collaborative Learning in Action: The Online Teaching and Learning Institute

It’s a popular question for the contemporary academic — How do I transfer a face-to-face, traditional classroom experience to an online or blended setting? This summer the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning explored this question by hosting its first Online Teaching and Learning Institute (OTLI) from May 21 through June 1. Nine full-time […]

Learning Studio Recognized by the 2012 Educational Interiors Showcase

The space teachers and learners problem-solve, collaborate, and grow in also teaches them. This concept of the environment as the “third teacher” drives much of the research Herman Miller conducts on “the divide between what is known about the learning experience and the spaces built to support them.” Saint Louis University’s award-winning CTTL Learning Studio […]