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I believe that flipping instruction is a great tool for EVERY level of instruction.  If done correctly,  it promotes self-directed learning, frees class time for activities on higher levels of Bloom’s taxonomy, and allows instructors to assess mastery of the new concepts more accurately.  Read Flipping the Classroom as an Educational Tool Is Education the Next Punk Rock? at https://www.higheredjobs.com/articles/articleDisplay.cfm?ID=1324&utm_source=06_28_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=InsiderUpdatefor more information.

Maybe not useful, according to Student Course Evaluations Get An ‘F’ at http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/09/26/345515451/student-course-evaluations-get-an-f

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At college and university classrooms nationwide a shift is afoot, with innovative teaching arrangements and approaches creating more active learning environments—and fostering collaborations between student and teacher that are making learning more personalized. Learn how Dell and Intel® are partnering with a range of higher education institutions to speed the transformation.

Find here: http://www.ecampusnews.com/whitepapers/shift-active-learning-environments/?ps=christel_broady@georgetowncollege.edu-00130000013Sb1T-0033000001DJN5U

 

Source:  https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2017/01/13/upcoming-trends-2017-colleges-should-prepare-essay

Read about the following topics:

  • Sliding enrollments
  • Concerns about cost and access
  • Questions about value
  • A focus on careers and job placement
  • Declining state support.
  • Collisions over campus climate
  • The defense of academic freedom and free speech
  • So, What to Do?

Watch:

 

Camille Paglia: ‘Universities Are an Absolute Wreck Right Now’

A timely piece, especially considering current legislation in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Read “Educator Warns of Pitfalls of Training to Workforce Needs” at https://www.higheredjobs.com/Articles/articleDisplay.cfm?ID=1147&utm_source=01_04_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=InsiderUpdate