If anyone tells you exactly how to teach based on research, they’re misusing the research. The research does not offer blueprints for how to teach, detailed instructions on what to do and how to do it. But it does offer maps. Using these maps requires certain skills.
If a person believes that College Could Be Better, not just marginally so, not just theoretically so, but substantially and actually better, if they believe that changes could actually be made that would result in students learning more and learning more deeply, then she or he is infected with the C2B2 virus or “the idea.”