The Center for Digital Education, in association with Sonic Foundry (2013). The upside of upside down: results from first national survey on faculty perspectives on flipped classrooms [White paper]. Retrieved from Sonic Foundry website: http://www.sonicfoundry.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/SOFO-05.15-Flipped-Research_ebook.pdf.

The results of a 2013 survey by the Center for Digital Education are outlined in this white paper. Information regarding why universities flip, the benefits for both instructors and students, breakdown of time spent to flip a classroom and the potential downsides for instructors, such as the need for time and support are highlighted. In general, classroom flipping is cited as a positive force and 81% of those surveyed stated that improved mastery of information is the top student benefit and 86% state that student attitudes have improved since its first inception.