Archive for March, 2007

Dr. Ken Bain came to campus to help us answer the question: “What DO the Best College Teachers Do?” Many people around campus have read Bain’s book, and we have had two lively PETE lunches to talk begin to talk about it. The book is very rich with wisdom. And yet I was still pleasantly surprised how well Dr. Bain handled our faculty in person! His combination of 40 years of teaching experience, 15 years studying excellent teachers, and knowldege of learning theory all came together with his gentle demeanor to create a speaker people leaned in to hear.

You can listen to the first part of an interview with Dr. Bain where he answers a few of my follow up questions.


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