Designing Courses to Account for Digital Readiness

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center In the past, much attention was paid to a “digital divide” between learners who had and used digital devices versus people who did not.  While the ownership of digital devices continues to grow exponentially, research in how digital technologies impact learning is needed.  Recently, a number of studies […]

Reflection on Community-Based Learning: A Praxis Workshop Follow Up

by Yang Li, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center Community-Based Learning has become an effective teaching tool for exposing students to reality-based ways to implement their acquired theories or knowledge. During last week’s Praxis Workshop, Leah Sweetman and James Fortney introduced participants to community-based learning associated with different subjects. Participants were introduced to two models of community-based […]

Undergraduate Participation in Research: A High Impact Practice

by Mitch Lorenz, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center This week, a resource guide related to undergraduate involvement in research is being added to our collection of pedagogical materials on our website [link]. This brief overview includes links to articles detailing how undergraduate students benefit from participation in undergraduate research and ways to improve student involvement in […]

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium and James H. Korn Award

November 2, 2017, 3:00-4:30 Pere Marquette Gallery We invite all faculty and graduate students to attend the third annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Symposium. The goal of the symposium is to showcase the SoTL work being conducted by Saint Louis University faculty and graduate students, and to promote a community of SoTL practitioners. […]