The Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce a new call for applications for Innovative Teaching Fellowships for teaching in Saint Louis University's innovative new Learning Studio.
The Learning Studio is a state-of-the-art teaching space designed by a team of faculty and students as part of the Herman Miller Learning Studio Research Project. The space, located in Des Peres Hall, provides flexible furniture combined with a range of innovative technologies and features. Using the instructional design assistance provided by the staff of the Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence and the unique features and technologies in the room, faculty teaching in the space will experiment with new teaching strategies to create engaging and interactive learning experiences designed especially for today's learners.
Full-time SLU teaching faculty interested in developing innovative instructional approaches that effectively optimize the use of the features and technologies in the Learning Studio are invited to apply for an Innovative Teaching Fellowship. (Priority consideration is given to applicants who have not previously received the Fellowship.)
The Fellowship includes funding for a one semester and one course reduction in teaching load to allow the recipient time to redesign an existing course (or to design a new course) to be taught in the Learning Studio in the semester following the course release.
Currently, we are accepting applications for teaching in Fall 2012, with course reduction and (re)design to occur in Spring 2012. Applications containing creative ideas for using the Learning Studio space and technologies to support student learning will receive priority in the selection process.
For application forms and for more on the Learning Studio, visit the Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence's web site here.
Applications for Fall 2012 fellowships must be emailed to Mary Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org) or brought to the CTE, which is located on the second floor of the Pius XII Memorial Library, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10. Recipients will be notified by Friday, Oct. 21.
For more information, contact Sandy Gambill at (314) 977-7207 or via email at email@example.com.