Attention Faculty: Author and Educational Expert to Speak During Opening Week
Published on: August 16, 2010
Dr. Ken Bain, renowned educational leader and author of “What the Best College Teachers Do,” will be discussing key elements of his book at Lone Star College-Montgomery on Monday, August 23, at 10 a.m., in the theatre (Building D). This informative event is open to all LSC-Montgomery full-time and adjunct professors.
Bain is currently the vice provost for learning at the Research Academy for University Learning in Montclair, NJ, and a professor of history at Montclair University. Throughout his career, he has been the founding director of four major teaching and learning centers all over the nation.
His recently-published book, “What the Best College Teachers Do,” (Harvard University Press, 2004), won the 2004 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize for an outstanding book on education and society and has been one of the top selling books on higher education.
This event is sponsored by the Faculty D.I.G. committee, who each year invites a major speaker to campus during opening week in order to inspire the LSC-Montgomery professors through a discussion of teaching and learning.
For more information about the presentation, contact David Kennedy at Charles.D.Kennedy@lonestar.edu
or (936) 273-7035. LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, and a total enrollment of nearly 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.