How Integrative Learning is in Harmony with How the Brain Learns
Date/Time: Friday, Apr 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Almost daily research from neuroscience, biology and cognitive science sheds new light on how the human brain takes in, processes and stores new learning. This research affirms the importance of using an integrative approach to learning. This presentation will help faculty to better understand which learning process the brain uses best reinforce an integrative approach to learning.
Specific learning processes to be discussed include how the brain uses patterns to recognize how to process new learning, how distributed practice of new learning leads to long term recall, how a multi sensory teaching and learning enhances understanding and recall.
The Eli Broad College of Business and the Broad Integrative Fellows Program are pleased to present
Professor Terry Doyle
Professor Emeritus, Ferris State University
and CEO of Learner Centered Teaching Consultants
Terry Doyle is an author, nationally recognized educational consultant and Professor Emeritus from Ferris State University where he worked for 38 years. Terry has presented 80 workshops on teaching and learning topics at regional, national and international conferences since 2000. 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. His newest book published in August 2013, co-authored with Dr. Todd Zakrajsek is titled The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with your Brain and is written for college and high school students. It has been described as breaking new ground in helping students understand how learning happens and suggests a new paradigm for how students should prepare themselves for learning. The book was a finalist for the 2013 USA Best Book Award in the category of Education/Academics.
Friday April 21, 2017
1:30 – 3:00 pm
College of Law Room 346
Please RSVP for this free event