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Teaching: Flipping the Baby?

Flipping a course is a radical step for anyone who has relied on the traditional lecture approach for years -- actually, for decades. Because I have taught a few online and hybrid course, moving lectures online is not a concern. What is troubling me is the prospect of giving up a somewhat successful (albeit idiosyncratic) instructional tool I’ve relied on over the past few years -- the “Discussion Forum,” or “DFs”. Read More…

Teaching: The Flipping Challenge

As I contemplate posting my course syllabus for the coming semester, the central question I face is whether a college-level American government course can be "flipped". Read More…