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.
Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, American political scientist, pianist, professor & diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American & the 2nd woman to serve as US Secretary of State. She also was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views & lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford professor & Hoover Institute Sr. Fellow.
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