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The official Jupyter Conference
Aug 21-22, 2018: Training
Aug 22-24, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Lorena Barba

Lorena Barba
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University

Website | @LorenaABarba

Lorena A. Barba is associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. In addition to her research in computational science and engineering, she is interested in education technology, social learning, and massively open online courses as well as innovations in STEM education, including flipped classrooms and other forms of blended learning. Lorena is a recipient of the 2016 Leamer-Rosenthal Award for Open Social Sciences and was recognized with an honorable mention at the Open Education Consortium’s 2017 Open Education Awards for Excellence.


11:05am–11:45am Thursday, August 23, 2018
Training and education
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Beginner
Lorena Barba (George Washington University), Robert Talbert (Grand Valley State University)
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In flipped learning, students encounter new material before class meetings, which helps them learn how to learn and frees up class time to focus on creative applications of the basic material. Lorena Barba and Robert Talbert discuss the use of Jupyter notebooks as a “tangible interface” for new material in a flipped course and share case studies from their own courses. Read more.
5:00pm–5:40pm Thursday, August 23, 2018
Location: Beekman/Sutton North
Lorena Barba (George Washington University), Robert Talbert (Grand Valley State University)
The Jupyter in education track concludes with breakout sessions that allow presenters and attendees alike to work together on specific topics, potentially leading to new projects and collaborations. Read more.