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Replacing the slightly older concept of Hybrid Courses, the term “Flipped Classroom” has been gaining in popularity across blogs and news sources.  (And in terms of sheer buzz, both are currently being outdistance by MOOCs.) If you have been wondering about what the Flipped Classroom approach is and what it might mean for your teaching […]

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I hesitate to post this one as a “Today’s App” because I have not actually gotten or used it yet. However, it looks like it might be a good solution to a recurring difficulty. One of the challenges in implementing a Flipped Classroom is video capturing a lecture or demonstration. Yes, you can set your […]

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The Chronicle’s Forum area has a new thread on the inverted classroom. Some are calling this hybrid, some flipped, but in general it is a discussion by people who have tried implementing these ideas into their own classrooms. A good thread to mine for do’s, don’ts, pitfalls, successes and practical advice: http://chronicle.com/forums/index.php?topic=79314.0

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Stephen Downes and George Siemans, long known for their support of the idea of open education and personal learning environments (PLEs) are offering a course on Connectivism, through the University of Manitoba Here’s the slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/Downes/mooc-and-mookiesthe-connectivism-connective-knowledge-online-course-presentation Here’s the course: http://ltc.umanitoba.ca/connectivism/ It looks like they are using a wide range of online tools for the course […]

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  One way to learn about open education online and how it is changing learning is to follow the many blogs cropping up. Another is to keep an eye on education conferences, though these do tend toward conversations centered on the more traditional ‘technology in education’ or use of course management systems. Or, this past […]

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