College Teaching: Practical Insights From the Science of Teaching and Learning A Review
Achieving excellence in teaching at the collegiate level defies the conventional notions typically associated with superior teachers. Gifted students do not naturally become excellent teachers. Neither can excellent teachers assess student progress with the proverbial naked eye. Humility, rather than hubris, is the true hallmark of an excellent teacher. Within Scripture, God himself models for us the quintessential characteristics found in excellent higher-education teachers, namely through Christ’s simple yet profound interactions with his disciples two millennia ago.