Robert Talbert

Mathematics professor who writes and speaks about math, research and practice on teaching and learning, technology, productivity, and higher education.
Michigan 168 posts

Is it active learning?

How do we tell whether something students do is really active learning or not? Look back at the definition. »

Research report: How does hyflex work in a large course?

Some surprises emerge from a research article studying student preferences in a hyflex-designed large general education course. »

Three questions to ask about designing active learning tasks

Developing active learning tasks for students takes more than just changing the instructions on a lecture example. Ask three questions first. »

Negative results about flipped learning from a randomized trial: A critique (Part 2)

Part 2 of a two-part critique, of a recent study that found some disturbing results about flipped learning. »

Research report: Experiencing the hyflex model

We look at a research study examining student choices and motivations in a hybrid-flexible or "hyflex" course and find some surprising results. »