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Events

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Online

Online Courses

Current participants in the Reinert Center's Certificate in University Teaching Skills are invited to register for the following online courses. Additional information and details about online course requirements and descriptions can be found here [LINK].

  • Sept 11 - 22: Teaching Philosophy [closed]
  • Oct 2 - 13: Course Design
  • Oct 30 - Nov 10: Learning Technologies

To register for any of these courses, please click here [LINK].

Multiple Dates

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

CGC Seminar Room 124

Teaching Essentials

Current participants in the Reinert Center's Certificate in University Teaching Skills are invited to register for the following teaching essentials workshops. Additional information and details about teaching essentials workshops can be found here [LINK].

  • October 9: Teaching Outside Your Area of Expertise
    Most teachers will face the challenge of teaching outside of their area of expertise at some point, whether as part of an introductory course or to fill the needs of a department's curriculum. This workshop will consider the unique pedagogical strengths a non-expert brings to the classroom while introducing ways to approach teaching unfamiliar content.
  • November 6: Teaching Critical Thinking through Text Sets
    The facilitator will first give definition about Text sets, which is a 3 columns template to fill in different contents for every subject. Then, the facilitator will share some successful examples of using text sets in classroom teaching. Facilitator will give participants a chance to design their own text sets.

To register for any of these courses, please click here [LINK].

November 2

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Pere Marquette Gallery

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium

Poster presentations by SLU faculty and graduate students will take place from 3:00-3:30 followed by the ceremony and reception for the James H. Korn Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award winner, Dr. Simone Bregni (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures), from 3:30-4:30.

Please let us know if you'll be attending by completing this form

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. Additional information about the Symposium and the James H. Korn Award can be found here [LINK]

November 3

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

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Small Group Discussion Strategies (Praxis)

Dan Finucane

The plan for the workshop is to create a small group discussion experience as a vehicle for discussing small group work. In the first part, a particular paradigm and exercise will be set up, with the rational for the setup explained. In the second part, the experience and questions raised by the exercise will be taken up along with ways to adapt the paradigm to different course subject areas.

November 10

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

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Getting Started with Community-Based Learning (Praxis)

James Fortney and Leah Sweetman

Community-Based Learning is a teaching strategy that brings together academic theory and real-world practice through reciprocity and collaboration with community partners. This session will focus on ways to integrate this type of learning experience into courses for any discipline.

Higher purpose. Greater good.
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