Faculty Invited to Submit Applications for Innovative Teaching Fellowships

Faculty Invited to Submit Applications for Innovative Teaching Fellowships   This year, all applicants will be required to take part in a Pre-Application Workshop and a Pre-Submission Instructional Design Consultation.   The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning announces the next call for applications to teach in the Learning Studio, an experimental, technology-rich classroom […]

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference: October 24-25, 2013

by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, Reinert Center  Fall brings some of my favorite things: pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking with friends, settling into the fall semester, and the annual, regional higher ed conference hosted by the University of Missouri-St. Louis’s Center for Teaching and Learning: the Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference. […]

Call for Innovative Teaching Fellowship Applications and Pre-Application Workshops

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the next call for applications to teach in the Learning Studio, an experimental, technology-rich classroom located in Des Peres Hall, Room 213. The call begins on Monday, August 26 and closes on Wednesday, October 2, when applications are due. For a comprehensive overview […]

Faculty Open House

Join us for the Faculty Open House on Wednesday, August 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Before the Break: Teaching Considerations for this Summer

by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design Late April to mid-May is often a frenetic time of year for faculty, students, and staff (admittedly, my mind often wanders to a beach much like the one pictured here in Venice Beach).  The semester is winding down, culminating projects are well underway, and time is fleeting […]

Deepening Student Learning: A Workshop on Critical Reflection

Deepening Student Learning: A Workshop on Critical Reflection Tuesday, May 7, 8:30 am 12:00 pm College Church Ballroom In this interactive workshop, Dr. Patti Clayton will share a research-grounded model for critical reflection and engage participants in a hands-on workshop to enhance understanding of the features of critical reflection. Participants will leave with practical strategies […]

2nd Annual Learning Studio Symposium

Full-time faculty members are cordially invited to the Paul C. Reinert, S.J. Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning’s 2nd Annual Learning Studio Symposium from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, in room 213 in Des Peres Hall.  Refreshments will follow the symposium in the first-floor International Lounge in Des Peres Hall. Interested attendees are invited to register online […]

Getting Started in Designing Accessible Course Materials Workshop

Facilitators: Dr. Karen Myers and Michaella Thornton Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 1-3 pm Busch Student Center, Room 253B “Students with disabilities are in danger of being either excluded from the new media revolution or accommodated as after-thoughts of pedagogies that fail to anticipate their needs,” writes Sean Zdenek, Associate Professor of Technical Communication and […]

Renewing Praxis & Pedagogy: Upcoming CTTL Events

by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design We talk a lot about renewal in the Center, largely because faculty development creates a unique opportunity for all of us to discover what works in higher ed, what we hope to improve or accomplish when working with students, and how to feel re-engaged and re-energized with […]

Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference, Nov. 1-2, 2012

              by Michaella Thornton, Assistant Director for Instructional Design Interested in exploring collaborative course design, authentic technology-enhanced assessment methods, and strategies for integrating purposeful learning technologies into online, blended, and face-to-face classes? Look no further than the annual regional conference, Focus on Teaching & Technology (FTTC) hosted by the […]