Monday Morning Links

17 February 2014, 0500 EST

Image: White Back Duck. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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.