The New Science of Learning: Strategies and Applications Designed to Facilitate Student Learning

Todd Zakrajsek is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Associate Director of the Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Zakrajsek is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Faculty Development in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. His current academic work and publications pertain to faculty development, effective instructional strategies, and student learning. This session focuses on the major points of the book "New Science of Learning" (co-authored with Terry Doyle) with attendees working through some ways to apply these concepts in just about any class.  


At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

1. Explain how at least three physiological mechanisms impact learning
2. Include information about growth mindedness into any classroom
3. Encourage students to develop a better understanding of their own learning

Friday, October 6, 2017 at 9:00am to 10:00am

Kanbar Campus Center, Performance Space
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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