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Teaching for Learning: Making the Most of the New Science of Learning

October 06, 2017

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites all faculty, graduate students, post-docs, and learning-centered professional staff members to attend "Teaching for Learning: Making the Most of the New Science of Learning," featuring guest speaker Todd Zakrajsek. The event is 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Commons Whitewater Room, and live-streamed to Coeur d'Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls. 

Zakrajsek is associate professor in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, director of the Lilly Conferences on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, and co-author of "Teaching for Learning: 101 Intentionally Designed Activities to Put Students on the Path to Success" and "New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with your Brain." Zakrajsek will draw together key findings from his recent scholarship and share effective instructional strategies for enhancing student success through learning-centered teaching. 

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