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Anton Tolman

Anton Tolman

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BIOGRAPHY

Anton Tolman is a Professor of Behavioral Science at Utah Valley University. He received his degree from the University of Oregon in Clinical Psychology and worked in clinical and forensic practice for many years before joining the academy. He is past Director for the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence at UVU where he led the university's faculty development program for almost seven years. His current research is focused primarily on student and faculty resistance, metacognition, and power dynamics in the classroom, and he and colleagues recently published Why Students Resist Learning: A Practical Model for Understanding and Helping Students from Stylus Publishing with the help of 3 colleagues and 7 UVU students who were listed as co-authors. In 2019, he received the award for Best Online Course Design for 2018-2019 and the Dean's Service Award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.