During Planning Week, some of our faculty met to discuss their recent experience in teaching online courses. In this session, “An Open Forum: Lessons Learned by Summer 2011 Online Faculty,” we focused on these four key questions:
- How can one plan for success in teaching online?
- In what ways were you able to connect with online students?
- How have you addressed faith and learning integration?
- What would you do differently next time?
As we delved into these questions, the notion of “the flipped classroom” became a recurring theme. This is not a new model but one that has been gaining ground in education — and one that is worth highlighting as many of our own faculty have been implementing it in their own classrooms, both traditional and online.
According to the Knewton website, it is a “new method of teaching is turning the traditional classroom on its head.” To know more about its origins, framework, and what it looks like in the classroom, view the infographic below or click anywhere to go directly to the Knewton website. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Israel Valenzuela GC '02
As Instructional Designer, serves as learning consultant, technology expert, and trainer to faculty and administrators in support of online learning initiatives at Greenville College. Follow Online Learning on Twitter @OnlineAtGC.