Wednesday, April 8

Eric Chiang and José Vazquez -Cognet will present a workshop on active learning techniques and flipping the classroom. Eric and José teach large sections of principles of economics courses using innovative technologies and pedagogy to enhance student learning outcomes. Eric manages the online business curriculum at Florida Atlantic University, which serves over 5,000 students each semester. José is the Coordinator of e-Learning and the Director of the Teaching Academy for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this workshop, Eric and José will share best practices and insights in active learning and how to flip a classroom. Eric and José have developed FlipItEcon in conjunction with the team behind i>clicker classroom response system. FlipIt gets students actively involved before and during class in a fresh and proven-effective way.

Event materials: video