Leslie Myers served as the director for Center of Teaching and Learning at Chestnut Hill College. She is also an adjunct professor of psychology. Myer's extensive experience in student learning and background in counseling have enabled her to develop strong pedagogy on how to create an environment that is conducive to student learning at any age. She has conducted intensive research on neuroscience, metacognition and how it can inform our teaching in the higher education classroom. Myers is an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly engaging speaker, educator, and consultant with a passion for student success across the abilities spectrum. She enjoys speaking about and leading workshops on this topic and others at conferences and institutions across the country. Before joining CHC , Myers worked as a middle-school teacher, high school counselor, and director in an alternative school.
Myers earned her EdD in organizational leadership from Grad Canyon University, MEd in counseling psychology from West Chester University, and BS in elementary education and teaching from WGrandnberg University.
- Active and Engaged Students, Faculty, Magna All Access, Magna Commons, On-Demand Seminars
- How the Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching and Learning
- $39.00 – $697.00
- Recent neuroscience findings shed new light on the external and internal factors that affect acquiring, processing, and learning new knowledge. Two leaders in the field of metacognition (knowing about knowing) will review what science now tells us about the learning process and share concrete classroom strategies and methods that are informed by that science.
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