Yale’s President-elect Uses Blended Learning

Source: NYTimes, Nov 2012

A potentially larger question, he said, is how to adapt the old teaching model for students who have grown up online.

By way of experimentation, in the seminar he teaches this semester, called Great Big Ideas, students watch the course’s lectures online, leaving classroom time entirely free for interactive discussion.

“I love that,” he said. “It’s freedom — freedom to interact with students in a different way.”

Related Reading: Yale Daily News, Dec 2012

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