Todd D. Zakrajsek

About

Todd D. Zakrajsek is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, and Executive Director of the Academy of Educators in the School of Medicine. Prior to his work in the School of Medicine, Dr. Zakrajsek was the Executive Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Before arriving at UNC, Dr. Zakrajsek 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 six Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning and sits on two educationally related boards: ERI for Lenovo Computer and TEI for Microsoft. Dr. Zakrajsek received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Ohio University. He holds positions on editorial boards for several journals and has both published and presented widely on the topic of student learning, including workshops and conference keynote addresses in 42 states and 6 countries. Watch Todd's TED Talk here.

Author's Books

The Excellent Teacher Series Series

Understanding How We Learn

Applying Key Educational Psychology Concepts in the Classroom

Paperback
$24.95
E-Book
$19.99
The Excellent Teacher Series Series

Advancing Online Teaching

Creating Equity-Based Digital Learning Environments

Paperback
$24.95
E-Book
$19.99

The New Science of Learning Edition 2

How to Learn in Harmony With Your Brain

Paperback
$19.95
E-Book
$15.99
The Excellent Teacher Series Series

Dynamic Lecturing

Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness

Paperback
$24.95
E-Book
$19.99

Learner-Centered Teaching

Putting the Research on Learning into Practice

Paperback
$27.50
E-Book
$20.99