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by Sandy Gambill, Sr. Instructional Developer, Reinert Center What if I told you it was possible to “increase academic confidence, a sense of belonging, and mastery of skills that employers look for when hiring,” in your students, simply by implementing a couple of small changes in the way you present assignments? That was the challenge […]
Mindful Minutes: Towards a Contemplative Pedagogy
by James Fortney, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center I recently attended a workshop* on contemplative pedagogy at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Facilitated by Dr. Michael Sweet from Northeastern University, participants were invited to practice, discuss, and develop mindfulness activities for any teaching situation. Contemplative pedagogy emphasizes […]
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 […]

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