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New Ways to Teach – Podcasts from American RadioWorks

Posted Friday, October 7th, 2011 Tagged:

Don’t Lecture Me | American RadioWorks

Much new research today points to the list of emerging technologies that are perfect for the campus and online classrooms.  If you’ve been thinking about new ways to teach that are designed especially for the traditional type of instruction (brick and mortar, if you will), then check out these links to three installments from The TOMORROW’S COLLEGE series from American Public Media.  You have access to streaming audio, mp3 downloads, and transcripts.

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The Flipped Classroom Model

Posted Thursday, September 8th, 2011 Tagged:

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:

  1. How can one plan for success in teaching online?
  2. In what ways were you able to connect with online students?
  3. How have you addressed faith and learning integration?
  4. 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 »

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