Implementing a Flipped Classroom: An Instructional Module

Shimamoto, Dean
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Flipped classrooms are shifting the way teachers provide instruction by inverting traditional teaching methods to engage students in the learning process. Using technology, lectures are moved out of the classroom and delivered online as a means to free up class time for interaction and collaboration. In order to effectively implement a flipped classroom, teachers must possess a set of requisite technical skills, conceptual knowledge and pedagogical expertise. Through this study, a web-based instructional module was developed to provide this information to prospective teachers interested in implementing a flipped classroom. Results indicated that the module was effective in delivering an overview of the required material, but could have benefitted from the inclusion of added examples of working implementations to raise the confidence level of the participants. Added support through a learning community, either in-person or online, would help to provide guidance through initiation and expand on the shared experiences of the individuals.
Presented at the 2012 TCC Conference.
flipped classroom, hybrid learning, arcs model, web-based module, screencast, vodcast, collaborative learning, active learning, passive learning
Shimamoto, D. (2012, April 17) Implementing a Flippped Classroom: An Instructional Module. Powerpoint presented at the Technology, Colleges, and Community Worldwide Online Conference.
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