cognitive disequilibrium

Teaching Within the Context of the Unknown

Acquisition of new information causes a state of 'cognitive disequilibrium' - a mental discomfort felt when adjusting to new knowledge unaccustomed to how we think. Dr. Dwayne Ulmer applies this concept to bible teaching that promotes growth for Christian learners.

Dwayne Ulmer
Professor of Educational Leadership
Dr. Dwayne Ulmer is professor of educational leadership at Gateway Seminary. Prior to his faculty appointment at Gateway, his academic career involved a part-time Christian Education and Leadership professorship at SBTS and becoming the assistant professor of leadership at Dallas Baptist University shortly after.