The Reinert Center Recognized as a Finalist for POD Innovation Award

by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, Reinert Center Last week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the 38th Annual POD Network Conference, Reinert Center Director, Dr. Debra Rudder Lohe, presented her findings on “The Open Studio: Extending the Traditional Workshop” as one of 24 POD Innovation Award nominees.  The creative idea that Debie shared with […]

CTTL Awarded AAC&U Grant

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning has been awarded a Seminar Grant from the Association of American Colleges & Universities, as part of the AAC&U’s Bringing Theory to Practice program.  The grant will support a series of conversations among faculty, staff, and students across the SLU campus to discuss how best to foster […]

CTTL Director Talks on Fox 2 Local News

Our own CTTL Director, Dr. Debra Lohe, spoke on the Fox 2 News morning broadcast  on Wednesday, July 25 about engaging students in learning by leveraging software, such as Tegrity, in a “flipped class” model. In this teaching model, teachers rethink the traditional class model asking students to watch lectures and take notes as homework, […]

Transforming Teaching and Learning at SLU for 15 years: Or is it 20?

by Debra Rudder Lohe, Director Greetings from the newly-christened Paul C. Reinert, S.J. Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning.  Officially, this year marks the 15th anniversary for the Center (formerly, the Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence), but the fact is, we’ve been transforming teaching at Saint Louis University even longer than that. Twenty years ago, […]

Congratulations 2012 CUTS Recipients!

by Dr. Gina Merys, Assistant Director for Faculty and Graduate Student Development The Center honored a record number of 50 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Spring Ceremony on Friday, 4 May.

What’s in a Name? by Dr. Debra Rudder Lohe, Director

Welcome to the Center’s new website – and our new blog-format version of The Notebook (formerly, our quarterly newsletter)!  As you look around, those of you who have been involved with the Center for a while will notice something else is new: our name.  Beginning on Sunday, July 1, 2012, the Paul C. Reinert, S.J. […]

Learning Studio Recognized by the 2012 Educational Interiors Showcase

The space teachers and learners problem-solve, collaborate, and grow in also teaches them. This concept of the environment as the “third teacher” drives much of the research Herman Miller conducts on “the divide between what is known about the learning experience and the spaces built to support them.” Saint Louis University’s award-winning CTTL Learning Studio […]