Weekly Reflection Podcast 1: Engaging All Learners

by Gina Merys, Assistant Director, Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning This is the Weekly Reflection podcast from Saint Louis University’s Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning. Each week, we focus on a topic that fits with our theme for the 2012-2013 academic year, Engaging All Learners. Each reflection loosely follows the five-part Ignatian […]

A Year of Innovative Teaching: The CTTL’s Fellowship Program Continues to Thrive

by Michaella Hammond, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning While this year marks the Center’s 15-year anniversary, the fall semester also marks our first full year of the Innovative Teaching Fellows program, which began with three pioneering full-time faculty members who taught in the Learning Studio during the Fall […]

It’s a Party!

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning is pleased to invite members of the SLU community to celebrate a new year, a new name, and a big milestone! This fall marks our 15th anniversary as a comprehensive teaching center (read about the Center’s history here), as well as our first semester operating under our […]

Teaching at a Jesuit University: A Brief Introduction

by Debra Rudder Lohe, Director, Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning If you’re new to the context of a Jesuit institution, you are probably wondering, What’s a Jesuit? And how does a Jesuit university differ from other kinds of schools? And perhaps even more important, for many, is the question, What do the religious […]

Getting the Most from Your Faculty Liaison Librarian

by Martha Allen, Faculty Liaison Librarian, Pius XII Memorial Library If you do not know your department’s faculty liaison librarian or have not met with your faculty liaison librarian in a while, the beginning of the academic year is a perfect time to create new relationships and revisit old ones. What does a faculty liaison […]

The CTTL Welcomes Our 2012-2013 Graduate Assistants

  by Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty and Graduate Student Development   The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning is very lucky to have three Graduate Assistants on our staff.   Graduate Assistants in the Center assist in the administration of the Certificate in University Teaching Skills (CUTS) program, conduct research on teaching and […]

CTTL Awarded AAC&U Grant

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning has been awarded a Seminar Grant from the Association of American Colleges & Universities, as part of the AAC&U’s Bringing Theory to Practice program.  The grant will support a series of conversations among faculty, staff, and students across the SLU campus to discuss how best to foster […]

Welcome Back: What You Need to Know about SLU Global (a.k.a., Blackboard)

By Kim Scharringhausen, Instructional Liasion Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been around here at Saint Louis University almost from the time they first became available in 1995.  SLU adopted WebCT in 1997 and launched it as a small pilot for the Nursing School and then made it available to the entire University.  My relationship with […]