April 2012 Blog Posts (2)

Why the Facebook Group My Students Created for Themselves is Better than the Discussion Forum I Created for Them.

Since 2004 I’ve created a website of some kind for each class, with a discussion board – a place where students can ask questions or make comments on our class any time of day or night and get a response. I think it’s an essential component of any modern class.

This semester something new happened, though. My students created a Facebook group for my class (and then invited me to join it!). Slowly I’ve watched and noticed more and more,…

Added by Venkata Raghavendra Rao Rachuri on April 20, 2012 at 12:37am — No Comments

The Other side of the class room

When people talk about flipping their class room, the conversation seems to focus on moving certain used-to-be-classroom activities (namely chalk & talk) from class-time to home-time using videos, screencasts and podcasts.   That is one side of the flipped classroom model.

The flip-side of the model though, is what to do with the extra time created in the classroom.

Mainstream, traditional flipped-classroom advocates would have students doing their ‘homework’ in class time,…


Added by Venkata Raghavendra Rao Rachuri on April 19, 2012 at 8:12pm — 1 Comment

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