About Dr. Taylor

Dr. Mark Taylor is an award winning speaker recognized internationally as an authority, educator and expert who is on the forefront of transformations in educational practice and workplace management. As an authority on the traits, developmental issues and learning outcomes of today’s young people, he is dedicated to helping colleges, universities, schools and professional programs better understand and serve our students for learning, development, persistence and successful integration into the “after college” world. Dr. Taylor’s current research focus is on helping students develop reasoning and critical thinking skills. His work with organizations and companies focuses on helping people understand and work more effectively with the generational groups, especially our young people from “Generation NeXt”. Building on experience in higher education, health care and the helping professions, including as a psychotherapist, professor, and in academic and student services administration. Dr. Taylor has worked with over 700 organizations, businesses and schools in 48 states, and made presentations at numerous state, regional, national, and international events.

Publications include book chapters, invited pieces, and articles in professional journals including his recent articles on “Teaching Generation NeXt”.His most recent publication is in the journal LEADERSHIP on helping faculty move to research based instruction. Business clients have included Boeing Aerospace, 20th Century Fox Motion Pictures, Wal-Mart, FEMA and the U.S. Army. Dr. Taylor holds graduate degrees from the University of Arkansas and academic appointments at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate School.

Dr. Taylor’s article on teaching and learning a manageable revolution: flipping the faculty from the lecture model to research based instruction from leadership, the journal for post-secondary leaders (Volume 22.2 Fall 2016) published by the chair academy is available via the link at below.

Manageable Revolution

Television piece from my program at louisiana college on January 18, 2018.
Apparently I amused myself by saying that learning can be externally motivated but only internally initiated. I’m sure that is what the viewing public needs to know about best practices in teaching and learning.