Student-Teacher Narratives: Teaching at the Intersection of Identities

by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center        Reading personal narratives about teaching is a powerful way to reflect on the more visceral dimensions of our work. I am particularly drawn to narratives that attend to matters of difference in teaching, as both a topic of inquiry and an embodied presence in our classrooms. […]

Book Review: Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom by Julee B. Waldrop & Melody A. Bowdon (Eds.) Although there are a number of resources to offer tips and strategies for implementing the flipped classroom instructional method, evidence to show how the flipped approach can support college-level learning outcomes can […]

What Will You Leave Behind?

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center Last week, at our annual May event, Dr. Thomas Landy (Director, Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross) talked about the importance of seeing as a foundational aspect of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education. He explained that the […]

What Teaching at Saint Louis University has Taught Me

by Lenin Grajo, Assistant Professor, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy The reflections shared in this post were edited from the reflection I gave during the recently concluded Spring Certificate Ceremony of the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning.  At the end of this month, I will conclude four amazing years teaching in the Department […]