Students-as-Producers: Exploring the Transformative Power of Student-Driven Assignments

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center Last week, the Reinert Center held its annual Winter Institute, a day-long series of workshops and presentations focused on some aspect of our annual theme. This year, the focus of the event was Transformative Learning: Students as Producers. Dr. Derek Bruff (Vanderbilt University) kicked off the day with an […]

Congratulations to the Fall Certificate Ceremony Recipients

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored 7 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and 3 Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our spring ceremony on Friday, December 8, 2017 in the Sinquefield Stateroom in DuBourg Hall. Associate professor in the Department of Psychology, Dr. Lisa Willoughby, began the ceremony by sharing a […]

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 […]

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. […]

Congratulations Spring 2017 Certificate Recipients!

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored 27 Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and 13 Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our spring ceremony on Friday, May 5, 2017 in the Pius Library Level 2 Gallery Adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Dr. Chad Huddleston, began the ceremony […]

6th Annual Learning Studio Symposium

On Wednesday April 19, 2017, Innovative Teaching Fellows presented at the Paul C. Reinert, S.J. Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning’s 6th annual Learning Studio Symposium.  Past and current Innovative Teaching Fellows shared their experiences with course redesign and with teaching in the Learning Studio – Saint Louis University’s award-winning, state-of-the-art teaching space designed by […]

Congratulations Fall 2016 Certificate in University Teaching Skills Recipients!

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning honored a record number of completions for a fall semester, with eighteen Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients and six Foundations Certificate in University Teaching Skills recipients at our Fall Ceremony on Friday, December 2, 2016. Dr. Elizabeth Richard, from the Department of Communication, began the ceremony by […]

Reflecting on Diversity Discussions in the Classroom: A Praxis Workshop Follow Up

by Mitch Lorenz and Yang Li, Graduate Assistants, Reinert Center In our final Praxis Workshop of the semester, attendees explored the challenges of broaching the topic of diversity with students in class discussions. Participants reflected on how diversity discussions fit in their classrooms and what challenges they face when planning diversity discussions or when they […]

The Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy Enters Second Year

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center The newest members of the Reinert Center’s Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy (CRTA) convened last week for a four-day summer institute, the first commitment in the program. First piloted last year, the CRTA is a year-long development opportunity for SLU faculty and graduate student instructors who teach INTO-SLU Pathway courses […]

Summer OTLI Session

The Reinert Center recently held two Online Teaching and Learning Institutes (OTLI) to provide an opportunity for faculty to explore effective teaching practices and pedagogy for online teaching. Members of the Reinert Center facilitated discussions on course design, assessment and assignments, creating online course materials, and student engagement. Although the Institute is a great opportunity […]