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Doug Schirch - Flipped Nursing Chemistry

  • Friday, July 10, 2015

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

Building a Lightboard Studio

This summer, our college is building a lightboard studio. Our talented instrument maker/craftsman constructed the board, and now we're working out the lighting/filming/acoustic issues. If you're interested in doing this in your department, here is a very useful website from Michael Peshkin at Northwestern University. His website describes all the ins-and-outs of creating a lightboard, from construction, lighting, layout, electronics, software, etc. I've attached his promo video below, so you can see what his design looks like:

Flipped Chemistry over the Summer

  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015

For many of us, the school year has given way to summer - with a little time to take care of projects and plan for the fall semester. For June & July, FlippedChemistry is going to move the newsletter cycle to once every three weeks. We'll continue to post ideas and articles as they come available - and will plan to ramp back up to full speed in August.

Meanwhile - if you have an article, and idea, or a resource that you'd like to share - please contact us! It's always good to get new authors, new perspectives, and new resources.