UWI/Guardian Life Premium Open Lecture 2013

Event Date(s): 29/11/2013

Location: Daaga Auditorium

On Friday November 29, 2013, you are invited to the UWI/Guardian Life Premium Open Lecture 2013 featuring Dr Todd Zakrajsek of the Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina.

The lecture is titled "Teaching: Joys and Challenges of the Greatest Profession", and takes place at the Daaga Auditorium at 5.30pm. This is a collaborative effort between The UWI and the Guardian Group.

For more information, call 662-2002 ext. 82611 or 224-3736, or email cetl@sta.uwi.edu.

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) of The UWI is committed to the enhancement of high quality teaching by the University lecturers through a wide range of services, programmes and activities relevant to effective andragogy so that students can learn and attain a high standard of performance. As part of its thrust to highlight and recognise efective teaching, the CETL collaborates with its corporate partner, Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited, to elevate the status of teaching at The UWI, St. Augustine.

More about Dr Zakrajsek

Dr Todd Zakrajsek is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of fellowship programmes in the Department of Family Medicine, and also the Executive Director of the Academy of Educators in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. Dr.  Zakrajsek has started or reconfigured three centres for faculty support at three different institutions, and has also taught as a tenured associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Southern Oregon Stat University. He currently directs four national conferences on college and university teaching and learning and sits on two educationally related boards. Dr.  Zakrajsek also serves on several editorial boards of journals in the area of teaching and learning. He has published widely in this field, his most recent publication being a book co-authored with Terry Doyle: The New Science of Learning (2013).

Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


  • Centre for Teaching and Learning

  • Tel.: 662-2002 ext. 82611 / 224-3736
  • Email: cetl@sta.uwi.edu