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What the Best College Teachers Do
What the Best College Teachers Do
Author: Ken Bain
What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. The short answer is--it's not what teachers do, it's what they unders...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780674013254
ISBN-10: 0674013255
Publication Date: 4/30/2004
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 1
Although this book did not provide a lot of practical suggestions (admitedly not the aim of the book), it did leave me with a lot of thoughts to consider. I'm already thinking of ways to change the class I'll be teaching in the fall.
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I thought the book was quite logical and thought-provoking. It has given me much to think about and I found myself brainstorming on ways to improve my classes to try to help my students think critically, become more interested in the subject, and learn more. I also think that this book is not just for college teachers. I think anyone in a position of trying to help a student learn would find inspiration and motivation in this book. That would include teachers at any level of education and parents as well.

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