Class Examples

Each faculty listed below has their own strengths, ideas, approach, to flipping their courses. Feel free to email any of us directly if you are interested in discussing what we are doing in our classrooms.

BIO 101- Biology of Sex
Laura Conner
What is sex and why is it important? This course explores the biological basis of sexual reproduction and sexual behavior among animals (including humans) and other organisms. Topics include mating systems, sperm competition, gender, courtship, and deception. The class will also examine the nature of science, including the process of posing and testing hypotheses.

EE 102- Introduction to Computer and Electrical Engineering
Denise Thorsen
Basic modern devices, concepts, technical skills and instruments of electrical engineering.

CHEM 212- Chemical Equilibrium and Analysis
Sarah Hayes
Aqueous chemical equilibrium as applied to chemical analysis, separations, spectrophotometry, potentiometry and factors considered in the analytical approach. Lab portion will include introductory experiments in analytical and instrumental techniques.

EE 443- Computer Analysis and Design
Jason McNeely
Advanced digital design, and principles and practices of computer engineering. Analysis and design of computer architecture and organization. Digital signal processing techniques and hardware. Microprocessor operation, control and interfacing. Design with traditional and hardware description language techniques. Implementation with both medium and large scale integrated (M/LSI) chips and programmable logic devices (PLDs).

ED 486- Media Literacy
Chuck Jurich
Promotes critical thinking skills that empower people to make independent judgments and informed decisions in response to information conveyed through the channels of mass communications. Emphasis on developing students and others into critical viewers, listeners and readers of media.

ATM 601- Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences
Nicole Mölders
(Stacked with ATM 401 and cross-listed with CHEM 601)
Fundamentals of atmospheric science. Includes energy and mass conservation, internal energy and entropy, atmospheric water vapor, cloud microphysics, equations of motion, hydrostatics, phase oxidation, heterogeneous chemistry, the ozone layer, fundamentals of biogeochemical cycles, solar and terrestrial radiation, and radiative-convective equilibrium. Also includes molecular, cloud and aerosol absorption and scattering.

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