flipped-learningFlipped Learning

A pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, while the former becomes an interactive, active learning environment – Flipped Learning Network.



Weimer, M. (2014, October 29). A few concerns about the rush to flip.   Faculty Focus. Retrieved July 7, 2016 from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/blended-flipped-learning/flipped-courses-concerns-rush-flip/.

Weimer looks at the concept of flipping a classroom and advises prospective instructors to evaluate their course before doing so. Asking questions regarding the content and the audience, she gives those considering flipping relevant questions to consider before taking the plunge.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. A guide to the flipped classroom. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://images.results.chronicle.com/Web/TheChronicleofHigherEducation/%7B422bb09a-27eb-42ba-ad69-a455e627572b%7D_AD-CHE-FlippedClassroomBooklet.pdf.

A collection of eight articles regarding the flipped classroom is contained in this guide. Readers can glean from the articles the pros and cons as well as the issues that have arisen since the flipped classroom has been accepted as a teaching norm.

Smith, D. F. (2015, July 6). A university’s success with flipped learning began by phasing out lectures. EdTech Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2015/07/universitys-success-flipped-learning-began-phasing-out-lectures.

The success of flipped classrooms is highlighted in this article. The article goes on to state that flipped learning is so successful that the University of Adelaide began phasing out their traditional lectures in 2014.