Motivating and Engaging Students in the Learning Process: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning
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DMU’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is excited to showcase faculty and staff expertise in an effort to increase awareness and appreciation among colleagues. We will kick off the week with special guest Dr. Todd Zakrajsek who will present workshops for faculty and staff as well as students. Many sessions and workshops will be presented by our own faculty and staff who have volunteered to share their own work and experiences to grow DMU’s culture of scholarship in teaching and learning.
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Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.
Dr. Todd Zakrajsek, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of Fellowship Programs in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Dr. Zakrajsek is the immediate past Executive Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to his work at UNC, Todd was the Inaugural Director of the Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching at Central Michigan University and the founding Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Southern Oregon University, where he also taught in the psychology department as a tenured associate professor. Dr. Zakrajsek currently directs three National Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning and one International Teaching Conference. He also sits on two educationally related boards and several editorial boards for journals in the area of teaching and learning, including Technology Enhanced Instruction for Microsoft and the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching. Dr. Zakrajsek received his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Ohio University. Dr. Zakrajsek is an international speaker who is requested regularly for keynote presentations and campus workshops, having published and presented widely on the topic of curriculum design, effective teaching and student learning.
Dr. Zakrajsek indicated he has nothing to disclose relevant to the content of this educational activity.
CTL hopes you enjoy the week, learn something new and will continue sharing among colleagues. We are here to help and would appreciate your feedback and suggestions about this week and how we can serve you and DMU moving forward. Thank you all for sharing and participating to make this a week of enrichment and enthusiasm!
Continuing Education Credit
- DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 continuing education contact hour(s).
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 2.0 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).
- Other Professionals: This live activity is designated for 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 2.00 AOA Category 1A
- 2.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 2.00 CPME