New Resource Guide

A new resource guide on integrating technologies into assignments has been posted to the Reinert Center website [LINK]. If you want to talk with someone about integrating technology into assignments in your own classes, you may request a teaching consultation by completing this form (LINK). If you have ideas for resource guide topics you would […]

Intentional Change

by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center George Slavich and Philip Zimbardo suggest that a variety of instructional methods, ranging from experiential learning to problem-based learning, “share important underlying characteristics and can be viewed as complimentary components of a broader approach to classroom instruction called transformational teaching” (Slavich & Zimbardo, 2012, p. 569). One of […]

Beginning Anew, Renewing Our Commitments

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center New academic years are filled with promise. All choices are open to us. We aim high, sure that the hectic pace of the old year has passed and we can finally achieve our most aspirational goals. It doesn’t take long for the calendar to fill and our best hopes […]

What is Transformational Teaching, and How Do I Do It?

by Debie Lohe, Director, CTTL Here in the Reinert Center, we talk a lot about teaching that transforms – that is, teaching that changes people, altering fundamentally the way learners understand themselves and others, the way they engage in and contribute to their larger world. But transformation is a tall order (especially for those of […]