Monthly Archives: February 2012

Recording lecture videos for the flipped intro biology course

In the flipped classroom, recorded lectures are the baseline and a failsafe. No matter what I and my students do in the classroom or lecture hall, students can still watch the videos and their learning won’t be any worse than … Continue reading

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What do human infants and philodendrons have in common?

One answer is that they both smell bad at times. Philodendrons are members of the Araceae, a family that includes skunk cabbage and even stinkier species such as the dead horse arum. If we look deeper into the odoriferousness of … Continue reading

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