Episode 007 – Robert Talbert

Show Notes

This week Ken chats with Robert Talbert, a pioneer in flipped learning and the author of a recent book “Flipped Learning: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty“.

Robert is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics Department at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan USA, a research fellow of the Flipped Learning Global Initiative and a well recognized academic blogger.

We talked about start of Robert’s flipped class journey, about one of his students who was a professional Halo player, Slack discussions of the Flipped Learning Network and how to put yourself on the one year plan post from Robert:

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Links Mentioned

Ken’s Take

Quote from Robert during the podcast:

“I think that we as teachers ought to be completely open and sort of fearless about displaying our warts, our flaws and our failed attempts because like I said to my students, this is how we get better.”

Original image via Michael Coghlan on Flickr

Music Credit

The music (titled Aloft) clip at the start and end of the podcast is copyright by Kelly Walsh and used with permission.

Podcast Logo Credit

The image of a microphone used in the logo for our podcast is courtesy of Eric Harvey.

Featured Image Credit

Image of stairwell that forms the number 9.

nine flickr photo by herbstkind shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license

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