Weekly Reflection Podcast 5: The Many Faces of Participation

by Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty & Graduate Student Development, Reinert CTTL 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 […]

Neil Fleming, Creator of VARK, Returns to SLU

Are you teaching if no one is learning?  What does the research tell us about how people learn?  How do you make the shift to learning-focused teaching activities, as opposed to coverage-focused ones? These are just a few of the questions Neil Fleming will help us to answer when he returns to SLU on Friday, […]

Weekly Reflection Podcast 4: Intentional Flexibility

by Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty & Graduate Student Development, Reinert CTTL 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 […]

Ken Bain’s Back and This Time He Has Advice for Students

by Sandy Gambill, Instructional Designer Ken Bain, the author of the award-winning book, What the Best College Teachers Do is back with the newly released, What the Best College Students Do. Published in 2004, What The Best College Teachers Do is the product of a 15-year study of 100 teachers in a variety of settings. It has […]

Weekly Reflection Podcast 3: Intercultural Competence in the Classroom

by Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty & Graduate Student Development, Reinert CTTL 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 […]

15 Things to Know About the CTTL

by Dipti Subramaniam, Divya Subramaniam, and Erin Solomon, Graduate Assistants in the Reinert CTTL In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL), we would like to share 15 things about the Center’s history, mission and vision, and how we enact our vision through the services and programs we […]

Encyclopedias in Tweed?

by Nathaniel Rivers, English This short podcast is equal parts a mediation on, an articulation of, and a call for transformative teaching and learning. As an English professor specializing in rhetorical theory, I like to mix my epideictic, forensic, and deliberative rhetoric. Having been present for Debra Lohe’s eloquent keynote at the 15th Anniversary celebration for […]

Weekly Reflection Podcast 2: Learning and the Time Space Continuum

by Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty & Graduate Student Development, Reinert CTTL 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 […]

Call for Innovative Teaching Fellowship Applications and Learning Studio Open Forums

by Michaella (Hammond) Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, Reinert CTTL The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the next call for applications to teach in the Learning Studio, an experimental, technology-rich classroom located in Des Peres Hall, for the Fall 2013 semester through the Center’s Innovative Teaching Fellowship program. […]

CTTL Celebration Wrap-Up

On Friday, August 31, 2012, the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning hosted a party to celebrate three things:  our 15th Anniversary as a center, the transition to our new name, and welcoming new faculty to the SLU community. While the severe weather kept some folks away, many still turned out to celebrate with […]