Many computer science courses consist of conventional lecture sections and lab sections. Typically, the lectures are "passive learning" experiences, and lab sections are where students actively solve problems.

Consider a flipped model, where, put simply, students experience lectures outside of class and solve problems during the "normal" lecture meetings. If students are actively solving problems during these sessions, what is the point of maintaining the typical lab section?

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    Wait, isn't that just renaming the "lab section" as "lecture"? – John Apr 24 '16 at 21:05
  • @John Do you mean renaming the "lecture" as "lab"? Perhaps, but I believe it goes deeper than this. – ybakos Jan 24 '17 at 18:25
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    This kind of question would fit nicely at area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/92460/… (it's still in private beta, so you have to click "visit" from that page) – Ben I. Jun 1 '17 at 20:39

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