Spurring Motivation to Learn (Jan Tobochnik, Kalamazoo)

Jan Tobochnik, Dow Distinguished Professor in the Natural Sciences Department of Physics, Kalamazoo College In a typical flipped classroom students are expected to watch lectures online and then class time is spent in active learning. The Physics Department at Kalamazoo College has come to the conclusion that lectures, online or… Read More

Flipping a History Classroom (Steve Volk, Oberlin)

Steve Volk Professor of History, Emeritus and Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence, Oberlin College Some years ago, encouraged by the emerging literature regarding the “flipped classroom,” and particularly after having read about Eric Mazur’s work at Harvard, I thought (both naively and impulsively, as is my wont): why… Read More