The following presentation was given by Russell Osguthorpe on February 20, 2014 as part of the series, “My Journey as a Scholar of Faith.” This series is an effort to hear from faculty members how they came to teach and research in a way that is both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. Below the video is a summary of the presentation. We welcome your comments at the bottom of this page.
Russell T. Osguthorpe was the Sunday School General President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when this was recorded. In 2013, he retired from BYU as Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology and as Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. Dr. Osguthorpe has also served as Associate Director of the BYU Faculty Center, Associate Dean for the David O. McKay School of Education, and chair of his department. He has published widely on topics related to learning and teaching and done much to improve teaching and learning in the Church worldwide.