Flipped Classroom – Vital ingredient for Blended Learning

Faculty Enhancement, Students Development
In contemporary education, Flipped Classroom is being considered as a new paradigm in teaching. However, Impartus also perceives it as an important tool to strengthen the instructors in providing blended learning to their students. Flipped classroom, enables professors to create differentiated content to cater distinct cognitive levels of students, thus providing a personal learning environment. By Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva The traditional way of teaching has uncertainty about the average retention of concepts in the students, especially when this is definite that the students have different intellectual levels. Consuming the lecture in the class and performing other activities like reading textbooks, case studies, taking assignments etc. at home, can not certain the recall rate of what has been taught to them. On the other end when the students consume the flipped…
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Collaborative Learning – The new charm of student’s community

Product Features, Students Development
In the recent era, many Edtech companies have launched their education products but not many of them are focusing about how education can be inculcated faster with collaboration and knowledge sharing. By Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva Collaborative learning has become very important in contemporary education. It enables students to explore and discover new cognitive dimensions by inducing critical thinking through discussions and notes sharing. It also shapes up their social interaction skills, promoting student-professor and student-student interactions. The more students interact, the better they can follow a team approach to problem-solving, yet maintaining individual accountability to create new content. Students need more and more access to multi-dimensional solutions for their problems. Hence, it is important to have a threaded discussion where many subject matter experts around that course, lecture or a…
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This Startup Is Using Video To Bring Quality Education To India’s Masses

Faculty Enhancement, Students Development
There’s an old adage that says the more things change, the more they stay the same. Amit Mahensaria and his co-founders are determined to prove the saying wrong, at least in India’s ed-tech space. By Casey Hynes, Forbes Mahensaria, Manish Kumar and Alok Choudary are the founders of Impartus, a Bangalore-based video learning company that has raised $4.1 million from Kaizen Private Equity. Impartus is a video learning platform that allows teachers to expand their reach beyond geographic constraints and enables more students to access quality materials. “When I was student 15 years back, I used to go into the classroom, learn from teachers, and have to photocopy notes after,” Mahensaria said. “Fifteen years later, it’s still the same.” But the education industry in India and throughout Asia is slowly…
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Help Your Students Ace Their Finals

Faculty Enhancement, Students Development, Video Learning
As we head into the exam time, the specter of final exams weighs heavily on the minds of most university students. This is the moment of truth that they’ve been anticipating, and sometimes dreaded, for months – the time when they will be measured on what they’ve been able to learn and retain during the course of the term. Most students will devote as much time and effort as they can muster to review and study for their exams. But what if they never captured the correct information while they were in class? If the key messages and ideas of the classroom lecture aren’t contained within their notes, there is slim hope that more studying will improve their performance on exams. The right kind of supplementary information to learn more…
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