Reinert Center Announces Fall 2016 Innovative Teaching Fellows

The Reinert Center is pleased to announce Fall 2016 Innovative Teaching Fellows. These fellows will work with the center’s instructional developers in the spring 2015 session to prepare for teaching in the learning studio in fall 2016. The fellows and their courses are: Chris Carroll, Ph.D., Civil Engineering “Structural Analysis” Cathleen Fleck, Ph.D, Fine and […]

Congratulations Fall 2015 Certificate in University Teaching Skills Recipients!

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored eight Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and two Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Fall Ceremony on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 3:30-5:00 in Boileau Hall. Long-time board member and professor in the Department of Economics, Dr. Patrick Welch, began the ceremony […]

Communicating Engagement, Engaging Communication: Part 2

by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Earlier this fall, I posted a short entry in The Notebook about the role of communication in developing and sustaining classroom engagement. I described engagement as a “potentially inventive conversation between communities with differences,” wherein members work together to generate new ways of thinking and talking (Deetz, 2008, […]

Collaborations in Teaching and Learning: A Transformative Experience

by Lenin Grajo, Assistant Professor, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy In the Fall semester of 2013, I started having conversations about an international teaching and learning collaboration with a colleague and mentor of mine from the Department of Occupational Therapy in the University of the Philippines in Manila (UPM) for implementation in the fall of the following […]