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Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering
Cathy Welder at Dartmouth just sent me a link with a brief review:
I thought the Flipped Chemistry crowd might want to know about this book. I'm halfway through a hard copy and LOVE it. Great info on many types of active learning.
The book, entitled, Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. is available for purchase as a hard copy, but also as a free PDF through the National Academy Press website:
I polled the students in my flipped General Chemistry II class to see what they found useful for their studies. At the beginning of the Spring 2015 semester, we made a list of things they could do to help themselves learn chemistry. At the end of the semester I asked them to rate the things that we discussed. Here are some of the results. This post is a follow up to my earlier post The Flipped Classroom: To Video or Not to Video.
Most chemistry classes, including mine, rely heavily on in-class annotations. To do this, instructors need an annotation tool that integrates smoothly with the flow of class. Here is a brief review of several tools I've tried:
Last week, my youngest son started high school, and I was pleased to discover that several of his teachers use a flipped model and/or video components. I was pleased to see his geometry teacher's website, available here. He has all of the lessons for the year mapped out for geometry and for calculus. I wish my materials were as well organized.
It's been fun to watch Joshua working through the video content - He'll pause the video, jot down answers to the assigned questions, resume - I think it's going to be a great year.
The Journal of Chemical Education recently published an article on the use of lightboard setup designed specifically for in-class use:
Doug Schirch teaches chemistry at Goshen College in Indiana. Recently, he wrote:
I've been following your helpful website since about the beginning of the
year, when I started flipping the second half our GOB course for nursing
Recently, OpenStax posted an interview with three professors (including two authors from our community) about flipping their classes. It's very interesting and helpful to see their responses side-by-side - enjoy!