What Is The Role Of Content In Flipped Classrooms?
In a flipped classroom, students ‘attend’ the lesson outside of the classroom, typically in the form of teacher presentation videos or animated slide shows that can be viewed online, and in more sophisticated instances, followed by some diagnostic tests to indicate the progress of each student in the understanding of the material presented in that lesson. The intent is for students to know enough of the topic (to be taught in class) and, having reflected adequately on the ideas they encountered at home, return to class with questions to clarify their understanding. The benefits of a flipped classroom are progressively recognized and relatively well-documented (Fulton, 2012; Bergmann & Sams, 2013; Bergmann 2011; Ash, 2012). In its ideal state, a flipped classroom can transform the learning experience of students. Why Flip? Getting students to spend more time studying or learning can be a tall order, especially when faced with a topic that they do not see much need for knowing.
Week Eight: 4/22/13 - 4/26/13
In This Issue... 2013 Legislative Session - Week 8 As we enter the final week of the 2013 Legislative Session, several items that have been unresolved have finally been worked out. Lawmakers have agreed on a $74 billion budget late Sunday for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Under the deal on teacher pay raises, one of Gov. Also included is a new formula for hospital reimbursements for services provided to Medicaid patients. During the conference meeting, Negron also laced into the "turkey list" released annually by TaxWatch, a nonprofit organization whose annual report logs so-called budget turkeys. Florida's conservation land-buying program is a top legislative priority each year for environmental groups. The final context of the reforms, which stemmed from the much more palatable HB 7057, contains several reforms we supported and requested. The bill also includes an “opt-in” provision for students. With one week left to go, the public employee pension reform bills remain in limbo.
Seven Free Platforms for Teaching Online Courses
More and more high schools are embracing online courses to reach more students and all times of the day. While you can spend a lot of money for online course software, you don't have to. Here are seven free platforms for teaching online courses. This list cannot begin without mentioning Moodle first. Claroline is an open source program that gives users the freedom to create their own online classroom. Udemy is a new free platform for teaching courses online. RCampus is a free, web-based, platform for creating and conducting courses online. Learnopia is a free service that offers hosting for online courses. eDhii is a service that allows you to create or take self-study courses online. eDhii course creators can offer their content for free or charge a fee for their course content. Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) is an online community of people sharing their knowledge through university-level courses. Peer 2 Peer University 2010 from P2P University on Vimeo.
Online vs. Face to Face: Is There a Difference in How Accounting and Finance Students Learn in an Online vs. Face-to-Face Setting? by Kimberly Sipes, Victor Ricciardi
This is a PDF file of 'Online vs. Face to Face: Is There a Difference in How Accounting and Finance Students Learn in an Online vs. Face-to-Face Setting?' slides from a presentation at the Innovative Teaching Methods Conference of the American Accounting Association: Southeast Region on March 31, 2006 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Scholars in behavioral accounting, finance, and economics have begun to investigate how novices and experts learn in a wide range of accounting and financial settings. This session provided an initial discussion of the different learning processes for accounting and finance students enrolled in online vs. in-class (face-to-face) formats. As educators, our primary goal is to facilitate the learning of our students. The focus of this session was to review the main studies within the literature of learning as it relates to online delivery and face-to-face delivery of courses.