Technology and Teaching, Or What Flips in the Flipped Classroom?

Carolyn Thomas delivered this talk on May 1, 2015 at the Institute for Social Sciences conference series Leading Research in the Social Sciences Today. Thomas is a professor of American studies at UC Davis.

Thomas is currently working on a number of projects including articles on the mechanization of tomato harvesting in the 1960s, the rise in popularity of “behavioral vision therapy” for children and the value of engaged scholarship in the humanities. As the director of the UC Humanities Institute from 2007-2012 she was awarded major collaborative grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation. 

Learn more about Carolyn Thomas.

The 2015 ISS conference series showcased world-class research by social scientists across UC Davis and by top researchers from across the country. Each day of the conference focused on a unique aspect of inquiry, including people in societies, perceptions and reality and the role of social networks in decision making. This conference was co-sponsored by the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, the Davis Humanities Institute and the Center for Regional Change.