Celebrations, Reflections, and Warm Wishes from the CTTL

by Debie Lohe, Director for the Reinert CTTL As the fall semester winds down, I want to take a moment to reflect on the semester we’ve had and to wish everyone speedy grading, safe travels, and peaceful holidays. Earlier this month, we held our Fall Certificate Ceremony in the Pere Marquette Gallery, which celebrated the […]

Weekly Reflection Podcast 15: Reflective Review and Planning

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 […]

Environment As the Third Teacher

by Flannery Burke, Associate Professor in the Department of History Preschool might not be the first stop for most university educators when evaluating their own pedagogy, but it was for me when I encountered CTTL’s Learning Studio. First, some background: My son went to a pre-school that follows the Reggio-Emilia method, a pedagogical philosophy that […]

Weekly Reflection Podcast 14: Engaging All Learners during Office Hours

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 […]

Helping Students Connect the Dots using a Wiki

by Kim Levenhagen, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy I love watching how children imitate behaviors they have observed from role models.  They develop their ability to problem solve new experiences by memories and trial and error.  Young children are fearless.  They are not afraid to try new things and make mistakes.  You can almost see their […]

15 Strategies for Moving Beyond Lecture Capture: Interactive Instructional Uses for Tegrity

by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, Reinert CTTL In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL), I am excited to share “15 Strategies for Moving Beyond Lecture Capture: Interactive Uses for Tegrity” so faculty and students may continue to use this SLU-supported learning technology in […]