Instructional Support Blog at Wright

Flipped Teaching = traditional classroom based teaching and “homework” time are reversed.  Lectures, readings and videos can be delivered prior to class. The students can discuss and do activities based upon what you learned.

Isn’t this an old concept with new delivery methods? Read before class and we will discuss is now view or listen to the class lecture and then we will discuss.

Good in theory, but does it work in reality?  A general rule of thumb for college classes is that you should expect to study about 2 to 3 hours per week outside class for each unit of credit. Do students really devote themselves to homework for these prescribed hours?  Or does everyone think that is a good rule for somebody else?  We are all special just like everyone else? I was probably one of the worst offenders devoting myself to ‘homework’ time when it was convenient…

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