Assistant Professor Todd C. Shoepe received his B.S. degree in Fitness Program Management in 1998 and his M.S. degree in Exercise Physiology in 2001 from Oregon State University. In 2013 he received the Ed.D. degree in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University. He has been at Loyola Marymount University, since 2005 where he is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Human Sciences. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Association where he has held certifications since 2000 and 2005 respectively and has recently recertified through 2017. He is also an active member in the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, American Association of Anatomists, and Sigma Xi.
His research interests center on the use of technology in supporting educational practices in the life sciences. His dissertation work was dedicated to the fusion of online and face-to-face curriculum that will so vitally play a part in the educational practices of the future. This comprehensive investigation of synchronous online class sessions, he added to our understanding of professor action and resulting student engagement in order to best combine these forms of instruction to maximize their respective benefits and overcome the negatives of each. His work in digital project-based learning for anatomy education has produced publications in Anatomical Sciences Education and numerous conference presentations.