Global Faculty Development The University of Tokyo


Book Reviews Series: What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain

Introducing “What the Best College Teachers Do” by Ken Bain—a captivating examination of the strategies employed by exceptional college teachers to foster deep and meaningful learning experiences

Why should you read this book? This book offers many detailed examples of how “the best” college teachers help their students engage in the most effective form of learning— “deep learning” —that is intrinsically motivated by curiosity and excitement. It is an enormously useful read for those who are considering how they might redesign their courses, including reading lists, assignments, and weekly activities, to provide a meaningful learning experience that will enable their students to grow intellectually and personally.

With this in mind, we invite you to borrow the book from our library located in Komaba Campus, KIBER Building room 313.