Brief Biography of Professor Terry Doyle
Terry Doyle is an author, educational consultant and professor of reading at Ferris State University where he has worked for the past 36 years. He spent from 1998 to spring of 2009 as the Senior Instructor for Faculty Development and Coordinator of the New to Ferris Faculty Transition Program for the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning at Ferris State University.
Terry has presented over seventy five workshops on teaching and learning topics at regional, national and international conferences and has work with faculty on one hundred different colleges and universities across the country over the past several years. His presentations focus on ways to assist higher education faculty in becoming learner centered teachers and how faculty can apply new findings from neuroscience, biology and cognitive science in their teaching to improve students’ learning.
He is the author of two books on Learner Centered Teaching. The first is Helping Students Learn in a Learner Center Environment: A Guide to Teaching in Higher Education, published by Stylus, 2008. His newest book is titled Learner Centered Teaching: Putting the Research into Practice which was published by Stylus, October, 2011. He is also the co-author of the book New Faculty Transition -An Ideal Program published in 2004. He is currently co-authoring with Dr. Todd Zakrajsek a book for college students titled Learning in Harmony with Your Brain that should be available in 2013.
A list of his current professional presentations can be found under the calendar title of this website.
Terry can be reached at Doylet@Ferris.edu or at 231 591-2808