September 30, 2013
Inside the Flipped Classroom
Ben Sklar for the Chronicle
Sara Infante listens intently and scribbles notes as her chemistry professor describes how to identify the masses and atomic numbers of two isotopes of carbon. When it's time to fill in a table showing that she understands the lecture so far, she clicks her mouse, and the lecture, which is being delivered online, freezes on the computer screen.
The questions that Ms. Infante and her classmates at Southwestern University ask their professor, Maha