Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Mahler Hall Sponsored by: Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
Contact: C. Edward Watson Director 706-542-0539
"The New Science of Learning," Terry Doyle, Ferris State University. Will discuss new research findings from neuroscience, biology and cognitive science and suggest ways to apply them in a higher education setting. Terry Doyle is an author, educational consultant and professor of reading at Ferris State University where he has worked for the past 36 years. From 1998 to 2009 he served as the senior instructor for faculty development and coordinator of the New to Ferris Faculty Transition Program for the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning at Ferris State.Doyle has presented more than 70 workshops on teaching and learning topics at regional, national and international conferences since 2000. During the past five years, he has worked with faculty in Taiwan, South Korea and faculty at eighty different colleges and universities across the United States on ways to develop a learner centered teaching practice. He is the author of the book "Learner Centered Teaching: Putting the Research on Learning into Practice," which was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Selected New Books in Higher Education in 2012, and the book "Helping Students Learn in a Learner Center Environment: A Guide to Teaching in Higher Education," published by Stylus in 2008. He is the co-author of the book "New Faculty Transition—An Ideal Program" published in 2004. His newest book, co-authored with Dr. Todd Zakrejsek, is titled "The New Science of Learning: How Brain Research is Revolutionizing the Way We Learn" and is written for college students. It is scheduled for publication in the summer of 2013.
Center for Teaching and Learning Speaker Series Spring 2013