A Flipped Method for Assigning Readings

Credit: iStock.com/Aldo Murillo
Credit: iStock.com/Aldo Murillo

Evidence shows what many faculty already know: that many students are not doing the assigned readings for their classes. The numbers are striking. Today’s college student spends an average of six to seven hours per week on assigned readings, down from 24 hours in the mid-20th century (Johnson, 2019). In fact, anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of students do the required readings for a class in a normal week.


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