A former UCLA student Alexandra Wallace made a rant against Asian students on campus went viral two years ago. She was criticizing the school for accepting “hordes of Asian people” and making discriminating remarks on them. 170 more words
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So, loyal readers, if you’ve gotten this far in Robert Talbert’s blog series in “Casting Out Nines” about his flipped calculus class, you’ve got a sense of his larger motivation — he wants his students to not just learn math, but to develop as independent learners — as well as the theoretical commitments of “self-regulated learning” (SRL) that informs his pedagogy. 1,632 more words
OK, so in the first post on this thread Robert Talbert of Grand Valley State University described the rationale behind flipping his calculus classroom: responding to the paradoxical situation in which students who are capable of learning independently (with guidance) have been convinced that they can’t without significant top-down intrusion by teachers. 1,254 more words
When I first got into course flipping with blended learning pedagogy, I was certainly interested in doing more with higher-order activity on Bloom’s taxonomy in the classroom — if student knowledge of content was engaged pre-class, then we could devote our time together to practice in application and critical analysis exercises. 1,234 more words
The Competency-Based Education Network is collaborating with a group of higher ed institutions to help develop their competency-based programming. Our partners, Charter Oak State College and Southern New Hampshire University are two of the participating institutions! Check it out.