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Monday Morning Links

February 17, 2014

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Good morning. Here are your links …

  • Pamela Barnett at Inside Higher Ed argues that we should scramble not flip the classroom.  As someone who emphasizes close reading of texts and who teaches at a small liberal arts college, I am struggling to understand this debate.  Who exactly are these professors with classes small enough to be flipped or scrambled that ever thought it was wise from a pedagogical perspective to lecture straight for every class session?
  • Rachel Feltman argues that the gold medal in this year’s Olympics goes to the quantified self.
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Vikash is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Asian Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. His main areas of academic interest are (post-) globalization, economic development, and economic freedom, with a regional focus on South Asia