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. In stories both humorous and touching, Bain describes examples of ingenuity and compassion, of students' discoveries of new ideas and the depth of their own potential.
One portrayal of Harriet Tubman by Francine Jennings, Lesley University professor, who teaches arts integration to teachers. Jennings, also known as dr. j, has been portraying Harriet Tubman for over 17 years.