We are pleased to announce our 14th annual International Summer Institute, What the Best College Teachers Do. This is a three-day institute based on my book, What the Best College Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2004) and features some of the subjects of the 15-year study of excellence in college education. It will be held in the scenic suburbs of New York City, approximately 12 miles west of Manhattan, and will begin at 11 am on June 17, 2009, and end in the early afternoon on June 19, 2009.
Some of the featured outstanding teachers this year include Charlie Cannon, Professor of Design, Rhode Island School of Design and Columbia University; Jeanette Norden, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience and first holder of the Endowed Chair in Teaching Excellence, Vanderbilt University; Chad Richardson, (2007 Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching) Professor of Sociology, University of Texas-Pan American; and Ann Woodworth, Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, and Associate Professor of Theatre, Northwestern University.
The EARLY early bird deadline is March 15, and the early bird deadline is April 7.
You can find full details and application forms at www.bestteachersinstitute.org
Call 973-847-9049, or write firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Please share this information with your colleagues. This program has filled rapidly in past years.
Ken Bain, Vice Provost for Instruction, Director, Research Academy for University Learning, and
Professor of History
Montclair State University