Upcoming Events: March 2016

Teaching with Technology: Effective Practices for Lecture/Lesson Capture March 3, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Des Peres 213 To register, click here.   Ignatian Pedagogy Institute March 10, Il Monastero, St. Louise Room During this day-long institute, participants will increase and deepen their knowledge of Ignatian Pedagogy as an extension of Ignatian spirituality using the lens of imagination. Through multiple interactive sessions, […]

Designing Effective Lesson Plans

by Kelly McEnerney, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center Imagine you will be teaching a class next week without textbook-prescribed course modules, chapters, and PowerPoint slides that dictate what students should know and how learning should take place. In such a case, what would you use to structure class time? In the absence of the textbook script, […]

Is Your Flip Flopping?

by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Have you put in countless hours recording lectures for a flipped classroom, only to find the model isn’t working as well as you had hoped? Perhaps the students don’t seem engaged during classtime or are complaining about the amount of work expected outside of class. Technology is […]

Divergent Thinking as a Path to Creative Problem-Solving

by Gina Merys, Associate Director, Reinert Center Much of the learning students are called to do in academic courses, especially at the introductory level, focuses on convergent thinking—thinking that aims to identify one right answer. At its best, this process requires students to learn how to use logic, analyze choices, and make decisions; in essence, […]