Authors discuss what makes a ‘super course’

Image:  Ken Bain believes that the best new idea in education is not to find better ways to use technology. He believes in courses — "super courses," he calls them — that will transform the teaching and learning experience. With Marsha Marshall Bain, his longtime collaborator, he explores these courses in Super Courses: The Future […]

Sneaky Assignments

Blog: Confessions of a Community College Dean   When I taught American Government at DeVry — yes, that happened — a dispiriting number of students took the class under duress.  It fit their schedule and checked a box.  After getting over the shock of that, I realized that it was up to me to win them […]

7 Easy Practices for Huge Workplace Improvements

Whether people realize it or not, the workplace environment can affect a lot of businesses and their overall performance. Internal factors (like stress) and external ones (like conflicts in the office) can affect negatively the company’s development. Workplace improvement is certainly worth investing in, both for the company as well as for the employees. So […]