On April 18, 2011, Dr. Ken Bain facilitated two workshops with faculty at BYU-Idaho. Dr. Bain has served as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and as a Professor of History and Urban Education at the University of the District of Columbia. He is now the president of the Best Teachers Institute.
Ken Bain gave multiple workshops, viewable below. To view these video clips, click on the links below and log-on to the video streaming server.
Luncheon Workshop - Fostering Deep Learning
Many students hope to survive a class (surface learners) or want to take the highest grade (strategic learners). Research shows, however, that the best professors help students learn deeply by the ways they invite students to think, act, and feel.
Afternoon Workshop - The Promising Syllabus
A clearly written syllabus with a friendly, inclusive and engaged tone goes a long way toward making your students feel welcome and supported in your course. This workshop explains how design a syllabus can foster a positive attitude toward learning in your course.