Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.
NOVEMBER 23, 2016
At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. Looking through a collection of teaching portfolios by her colleagues helped reassure her that she could redesign her course while preserving what worked about the classroom experience. The rate of dropout or failure is down from 13 to 5 percent.