Developmental Math Flipped Classes

 
 


This new course format provides students with structure in a supportive learning environment.

 

What is a flipped class?

A flipped (or inverted) class flips the traditional lecture class. Lectures are watched at home and class time is turned into workshop time where students assimilate the new information. The format allows more time for teachers to interact with students instead of lecturing.

How does this work for my developmental math class at Weber State?

The flipped classes meet four days a week in a regular classroom with an instructor. Prior to each class meeting, you will watch a video lecture or read through the textbook and create a set of notes to bring to class. In the classroom, your instructor will review some key ideas. Then you will work in groups to complete your math exercises for the day. All students follow the course schedule at the same pace.

Does this class use the MyMathLab software?

Yes. Videos, the textbook, homework, quizzes and tests are accessed online using the MyMathLab software.

Is studying in the Hub required for flipped classes?

No. Meeting four days a week in class fulfills the university's required instructional time, therefore independent instructional time in the Hub is not required. Tests are taken in the Hub testing center. Students in flipped classes are always welcome to get tutoring help in the Hub as needed.

How successful are students in the flipped classes?

In our pilot program the pass rate in the flipped class was significantly higher than the TERM pass rates, as well as the national average of pass rates for developmental mathematics. Some students said the flipped class is a fun way to learn math.

What else should I know about flipped classes at Weber State?

The flipped class is very structured. Students who cannot keep up with the schedule or otherwise meet the requirements of the course are transferred into a TERM course.



Fall 2014 Semester Flipped Class Schedule (courses are subject to change)
Math 950        
CRN Days Time Instructor Location
23725 MTWF 01:30 pm-02:20 pm Diana M Wilhelmsen (P) LL 228
23758 MTWF 10:30 am-11:20 am Carrie F Quesnell (P) LL 229
23800 MTWR 12:30 pm-01:20 pm Cristine L Jennings (P) LL 229
23808 TR 04:30 pm-06:20 pm Jennifer D Wilcox (P) LI 106
24192 MW 11:30 am-01:10 pm Brenda Acor (P) D02 112
24220 MTWF 01:30 pm-02:20 pm Charity Anne Jones (P) WW 103
24816 TR 01:30 pm-03:20 pm Cristine L Jennings (P) LP 201
24857 TR 06:30 pm-08:20 pm Angela J Nelson (P) D03 205
Math 990        
CRN Days Time Instructor Location
23703 MTWR 10:30 am-11:20 am Darrell Poore (P) LL 228
23720 MTWR 12:30 pm-01:20 pm Darrell Poore (P) LL 228
23741 MTWF 08:30 am-09:20 am Mary J Hansen (P) LI 031
23760 MTWF 11:30 am-12:20 pm David C Imig (P) LL 229
23810 TR 06:30 pm-08:20 pm Lori Jo Webster (P) LI 106
24236 MW 06:30 pm-08:20 pm Allison Nicole Bockholt (P) LL 228
24395 MTWR 01:30 pm-02:20 pm Stephen C Hallin (P) D02 113
Math 1010        
CRN Title Days Instructor Location
23724 MTWF 11:30 am-12:20 pm Carrie F Quesnell (P) LL 228
23731 TR 06:30 pm-08:20 pm M Jeremy Floyd (P) LL 228
23734 MTWF 07:30 am-08:20 am Mary J Hansen (P) LI 031
23757 MTWF 09:30 am-10:20 am David C Imig (P) LL 229
24181 MW 08:30 am-10:10 am Elizabeth Ann Brooks Harden (P) D02 104
24208 MW 06:30 pm-08:20 pm Lauri Canales (P) D03 340
24235 MTWR 09:30 am-10:20 am Kathryn E Van Wagoner (P) LL 228
24278 MW 04:30 pm-06:20 pm Katrina Marie Marriott (P) LI 106
24811 MW 01:30 pm-03:30 pm Brenda Acor (P) D02 112

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