Mark A. Laumakis, Ph.D. is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at San Diego State University (SDSU). He also holds the position of Faculty in Residence in Instructional Technology Services at SDSU. Mark has incorporated a blended learning approach into his teaching of two 500-student sections of Introductory Psychology at SDSU. He makes extensive use of â€œclickersâ€ in his face-to-face classes.
Mark recently was recognized as a winner of an SDSU Top 25 Award, given to members of the SDSU community who have made transformational contributions to the mission of the University. Mark has also won the SDSU Division of Student Affairs Residential Education Favorite Faculty Award for an unprecedented three straight years, for the 2005-06, 2006-07, and 2007-08 academic years. He was also chosen as the 2008 Favorite Faculty Member at SDSU by a student poll of the SDSU The Daily Aztec readers. Mark was selected as a Tech Star by the SDSU Instructional Technology Services unit for his innovative use of technology in his face-to-face and online class sessions.